cerebral palsy

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Synonyms for cerebral palsy

a loss or deficiency of motor control with involuntary spasms caused by permanent brain damage present at birth

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Factor analysis of the WeeFIM in children with spastic cerebral palsy.
A clinical study of autologous bone marrow mononuclear cells for spastic cerebral palsy patients: a new frontier.
One time multilevel soft tissue with bony corrective surgery (Where it's needed) is done in lower limb deformities of children with spastic cerebral palsy to improve the gait of patient.
Immediate and long-term effects of hippotherapy on symmetry of adductor muscle activity and functional ability in children with spastic cerebral palsy, Arch Phys Med Rehabil 90(6): 966-974.
Damiano DL, Abel MF (1998) Functional outcomes of strength training in spastic cerebral palsy.
There are three main types: Spastic cerebral palsy, in which the child has muscle stiffness that affects their range of movements and the flexibility of their joints.
Oscar was diagnosed with quadriplegic spastic cerebral palsy at only a few months old and doctors believe his only chance of walking unaided is to have expensive twice-yearly therapy in London.
Serial casting in idiopathic toe-walkers and children with spastic cerebral palsy.
The three main types are spastic cerebral palsy, athetoid and ataxic.
Jamie Bridgman, aged four, from Bordesley Green, has Spastic Diplegia, a form of spastic cerebral palsy that affects muscle control in the arms and legs.
Van der Berg-Emons and colleagues (1998) discovered however that an aerobic programme, four times a week for nine months applied in a group of 20 school children with spastic cerebral palsy (aged between 7 and 13 years old) resulted in clinical improvements in peak aerobic capacity, but no significant changes in peak anaerobic power.
Spastic cerebral palsy, especially when mixed with a movement disorder, is the only type that can be caused by a lack of oxygen during labor and delivery.
It left him a victim of spastic cerebral palsy and ``global developmental delay''.
Kyle was revived after 13 minutes and was found to have severe spastic cerebral palsy.
Eleven children with spastic cerebral palsy (CP) who could walk underwent exercise at the anaerobic threshold (AT) point.