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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 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 : 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
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