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    Cerebral Palsy

    What is Cerebral Palsy ?
    It is a common congenital condition, where the child presents with musculoskeletal and cognitive problems, caused by injury to the immature brain.

    What causes Cerebral palsy?
    prematurity (most common)
    prenatal intrauterine factors
    anoxic injuries
    perinatal infection such as toxoplasmosis,CMV,ToRCH,herpes simplex,rubella
    brain malformations
    meningitis
    brain trauma - NAT

    How is Cerebral Palsy diagnosed?
    Clinically
    developmental milestones,
    cognitive function, and
    musculoskeletal abnormalities such as
    spasticity,
    impaired balance,
    loss of motor control.

    How is Cerebral Palsy treated?
    physical therapy
    bracing/orthotics,
    medications for spasticity
    Role of Botulinum Toxin in management of cerebral palsy?
    Blocks spasticity causing receptors, for limited time.
    It helps in maintaining motions of upper limb and lower limbs, specially during rapid growth periods.
    It acts as a time buying strategy for kids.Surgery of these kids to be avoided till the age of 8 yrs.
    often injected into calf muscles.
    It act only when the deformity is not fixed , that is when joints can be moved. It has no role when there are fixed contractures.

    Cerebral Palsy treatment in Indore , Bhopal , Ujjain , Dewas , Guna
    Surgical Management of Cerebral Palsy?
    SEMLS surgery (Single-Event, Multi-Level Surgery)
    Multiple deformities i.e deformities at hip, knee and ankle are addressed in single sitting.
    This helps for early rehabilitation, and less anaesthetic exposure to it.
    Fascial lengthenings are done so as to cause minimal damage to the muscle.


    For More Details , Please Contact
    Dr Gaurav Jain
    20 B Sainath Colony , Indore
    Call us +919111464959
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