Management in Cerebral Palsy
Cerebral Palsy is the most common physical disability in children. According to Damiano, Alter and Chambers (2009), the latest figure in United States with the incidence of Cerebral Palsy (CP) is 3.6 per 1000 children. There is no certain cure of Cerebral Palsy; however, physical therapy interventions have shown improvement in the motor development of the children suffering from CP. CP produces a hallmark on the motor development leading to spasticity and decrease in the range of motion. The severity of the CP ranges from motor impairment, contractures, disability and high to moderate assistance in the activities of daily living. It has been noted that the management of CP lacks a strong and linear approach leading to decrease in the life-span and increased in the disability.
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