What is Cerebral Palsy. What is Cerebral Palsy. Cerebral – Brain
What is Cerebral Palsy
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Palsy – weakness, paralysis or lack of muscle control.Cerebral Palsy (CP) is a permanent physical condition that affects movement. Its effect can be as mild as just a weakness in one hand ranging to almost complete lack of movement.
Difficulty moving the lowerpart of the body due to stiffness of the legs
Difficulty straightening fully at the hips
Difficulty with balance when standingor walking
The person often has a tilted head and shoulders back in an attempt to achieve an upright position, creating an exaggerated curve in the lower back. When walking they move the trunk excessively to compensate for stiffness of the legs.