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in New York Cerebral palsy refers to a group of neurological disorders that appear in early childhood and permanently affect body movement and muscle coordination. The Fitzgerald Law Firm (http://www.lawfitz.com/ ) successfully handles all birth and many other injury malpractice cases. For more details, feel free to call us at 1-800-323-9900 or submit online form.

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What is cerebral palsy
What is Cerebral Palsy?

  • Cerebral Palsy (CP) is an umbrella term that refers to a group of disorders involves brain and nervous system functions affecting a person’s ability to move.

  • There are several different types of cerebral palsy, including spastic, ataxic, athetoid and mixed.

Signs and symptoms
Signs and symptoms:

  • Low muscle tone.

  • Unable to hold up its own head while lying on their stomach or in a supported sitting position.

  • Muscle spasms or feeling stiff.

  • Poor muscle control and balance.

  • Delay in development (can’t sit up or independently roll over by 6 months)

  • Delay in speech development.

  • Feeding or swallowing/eating difficulties.

  • Preference to use one side of their body

What causes cerebral palsy
What Causes Cerebral Palsy:

1. Damage occurring to the developing brain:

  • During pregnancy

  • Delivery

  • In Early childhood

    2. Factors that may lead to problems with brain development include:

  • Random Mutations

  • Maternal Infections

  • Fetal Stroke

  • Lack of Oxygen

  • Infant Infections

  • Traumatic Head Injury

Cerebral palsy classification
Cerebral PalsyClassification:

Cerebral palsy treatment
Cerebral Palsy Treatment

Depending on the child’s needs, to overcome and improve quality of life by the following treatment:

  • Physical Therapy: To encourage or helps a child to build strength to learn better way to move and balance.

  • Speech Therapy: Helps a child to improve communication and control the muscles of the mouth and jaw.

  • Occupational Therapy: Helps children and adult to maximize their function and live as independently as possible.

  • Recreational Therapy: Learn sports skills and fun activity like dance, swimming, horse riding etc.

  • Massage Therapy: Relax tense muscles, strengthen muscles, and keep joints flexible.

  • Depending on the child’s need meditation, drug therapy and surgery can also be implemented.

Cerebral palsy lawyers
Cerebral palsy lawyers

  • If you believe your child may have developed cerebral palsy due to the actions of a doctor or nurse, contact the attorneys or lawyers specialized in cerebral palsy cases.

The fitzgerald law firm
The Fitzgerald Law Firm

  • The Fitzgerald Law Firm is a New York firm of injury lawyers with successful background.

  • The firm medical malpractice attorneys fought for children with cerebral palsy for over 40 years.

  • The firm has handled successfully more than hundreds of birth injury malpractice cases.

  • For free consultation call toll-free at 1-800-323-9900 or submit online contact form.

The fitzgerald law firm served areas

  • The Fitzgerald Law Firm handled cases for:

  • Personal Injury

  • Medical Malpractice

  • Birth Injury

  • Lead Paint Poisoning

  • Auto Car Accidents

  • Slip and Fall Accidents

  • Worker’s Compensation and many more.

Contact us
Contact us:

  • Company Name: Fitzgerald Law Firm, P.C.

  • Website: http://www.lawfitz.com/

  • Phone no: 914-378-1010

  • Email id: [email protected]

  • Address:538 Riverdale Avenue, Yonkers, NY 10705