Brain is the main work station of the whole body. It is a vital system in the whole body that functions as a coordinating centre of various sensations and the activities of nerves. It’s because of the brain we are able to walk, talk, see, smell and feel everything.
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Cerebral palsy, Its Diagnosis and Proper
Brain is the main work station of the whole body. It is a vital system
in the whole body that functions as a coordinating centre of various
sensations and the activities of nerves. It’s because of the brain we
are able to walk, talk, see, smell and feel everything.
If the brain fails to perform its activities then the entire functional
system in our body starts to behave in an abnormal way. Sadly and
unfortunately it’s been seen that some human beings are born with
poor brain development which in science is named as Cerebral Palsy
Cerebral Palsy is expounded as a group of lifelong disorders of the
body movement and stance that limits all the normal activities in a
human being which occurs during the budding brain or new born
Diagnosis based on Symptoms and how such Patients should
It is very disheartening to find out that there is no such exact
diagnosis or tests to Cerebral Palsy. Diagnosing Cerebral Palsyis pretty
Sometimes an infant may be soon diagnosed with this disease right
after birth but in maximum cases the diagnosis process takes place
almost for two years after birth as per symptoms.
1.Language and speech disorder is a common symptom amongst
cerebral palsy patients.
2.People with CP have weak skeletons. They look different, thin and
pale than normal human being.
3.Disorder in sleeping habits and pain in muscles is another common
symptom of CP patients.
4.Difficulty in eating, chewing and swallowing food due to lack of
sensitivity inside the oral organs.
They also lack proper hearing, sensation, vision problem.
Proper Treatment and Cure:
It is mournful to say that there exist no proper treatment to CP but
surely this is somewhat preventable through various supportive
CP can partly be prevented through immunization of the child’s
mother and also by staying cautious to further head injuries.
CP can never be fully cured, however few supportive improved
medical experiments, medicines and surgery may result as a help to
individuals with CP.
•There are few therapies such as body therapy that includes various
physical exercises, therapy in proper talking habits or the way of
using and applying the mouth organs for speaking to improve he
communication skill of the child, seemed to help CP people. Few
medications like baclofen, diazepam and botulinum toxin helps to
release the stiffness in muscles.
•Surgeries are also performed sometimes to prevent muscle
contractions. Surgery includes stretching muscles and cutting down
highly active nerves.
In some other surgery the nerves of spinal cords are served to
decrease the spasticity in legs.
•Few recent mechanical invention of tools are also used to cure the
victims of CP.
•Specially designed braces for bones that helps stretching of the
muscle holding bones in definite positions that is equipped to a
computer with some special internal devices and a speech machine
that aids the CP individual to communicate which certainly acts
helpful in a broader way.
•Some other professional therapy can also assist a child to develop
and perform normal activities in day to day life.
•Unique educational programmes that are specially framed to help
individuals with disabilities in normal learning and for those who
are mentally retarded.
•Counselling is also done in some cases to accustom the CP child with
the normal habitats of the natural surroundings and also provide
mental support to the family that is dealing with such condition.
Though the rate of victims of Cerebral Palsy is mostly found amongst
the infants, it must be dealt with special care and guide regardless of
age. It’s on the basis of one’s immense patience and caring
responsibility towards a CP individual that can help them lead a
somewhat normal and happy life that seems worth living.
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