CP Cerebral Palsy, maturation of the brain, conception, birth, pregnancy, cerebral tissues, brain, injury, nervous system, hypoxia, cranial traumatism, motor troubles, tetraplegia spastic, diplegia spastic, hemiplegia spastic, movements, posture, diagnosis, motor control system, moro reflex, therapy, physical therapy
The maturation of the brain begins at the conception and is continuous after birth. All trouble of cerebral tissues before, during and after birth can affect certain part of brain and, depending on the degree of injury, can cause a permanent trouble characterized by the progressive injury.
[...] These children will present: Moro reflex: if it persists after 6 months IRM and TDM (cerebral injury or abscess) Severe Jaundice: birth or after birth Spinal cord malformation Head or mandible abnormally small Treatment Even though cerebral palsy can't be cured, treatment is functional on the troubles that are suffering from a child. The child is taking care by professionals of all specialties and by his family. The first objective is to help a child with CP to get the big independence. [...]
[...] Children living with Cerebral Palsy Definition The maturation of the brain begins at the conception and is continuous after birth. All trouble of cerebral tissues before, during and after birth can affect certain part of brain and, depending on the degree of injury, can cause a permanent trouble characterized by the progressive injury. Disabilities disabilities Cerebral palsy disorder of movements in 2[ndary] immature brain different walking [incoordination] Child with CP Present the troubles like incapacity to keep, speak and eat Causes Cerebral Palsy can be caused by, Irreversible cause of brain injury Infection of nervous system Hypoxia Cranial traumatism Genetic disorder that is caused by abnormal maturity of brain This type of injury appears during pregnancy, birth, or during the first after the birth: Before the pregnancy Around birth After birth Before the pregnancy Premature birth [weigh less than 1000g] congenital infections [toxoplasmosis, rubella, cytomegalovirus] Hypoxia fetal (default of O2) Rh- Exposition of drugs [alcohol, cocaine, toxic substance] Abnormality of central nervous system, anomaly of placenta Serious head injury (AVC) hemorrhage Around birth Uneasy delivery hyperbilirubinemia [jaundice] Circulatory trouble of fetus [bad position of umbilical cord] After birth Infection of the central nervous system [meningitidis, encephalitis] Physical traumatism (accident) Types The type of motor trouble depends on the place of the Brain injury, its gravity and extension. [...]
[...] This type is always associated with the premature. Fewer severe than tetraplegia because a child gain walking before 8 years Hemiplegia spastic: leg and left arm are affected. Good prognostic motor because gait self. But flexion, internal rotation of the hip and equinism are frequent. CP with involuntary movement Choreic (movement fast, arrhythmic, and brutal lunch) Choreathetosic form Athetosis (continuous movement, Uniform and slow) Ataxie Confuse walking Incoordination of movement Signs and symptoms Everyone with cerebral palsy has problems with body movements and posture. [...]
[...] It is possible with: Stimulation (exercises with her parents) Physical activities (to promote emotional and social development) Assistive device (ambulation, orthoses) Activity of daily basis (feeding, drinking, positioning, bathing . ) Prevention of contracture Orthosis (to prevent deformity) Drugs vs convulsions to make relaxation easier (baclofène, le diazépam) Neurodevelopmental therapy (bath ball) such as hippotherapy that improves stability/respiration and increase coordination/respiration. Conclusion Physical therapy is one of the most important treatments. The child and his family can do things to help deal with symptoms, to prevent problems and make the most of their child's abilities. [...]
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