Cerebral Palsy Therapy

Therapy is often incorporated in an early intervention program which addresses not only the movement problems but aims to optimise the child’s progress in all areas of development the approach to the assessment and management of movement dysfunction in children with neurological dysfunction. The ultimate goal of treatment and management is to maximise the child’s functional ability. the therapy for children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy that aims to increase the child’s use of their hemiplegic arm and hand. This therapy approach has developed from studies of the effects of constraining the non-affected arm and hand of adults following stroke to 'force' the use of their hemiplegic arm and hand. The involves constraining a child’s unaffected hand and/or arm for a period of time, usually in a modified glove or mitt, while they are encouraged to use their affected hand and arm in play activities.

 

  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech Therapy
  • Surgery for Cerebral Palsy
  • Alternative Therapies
  • Oral Therapy
  • Social and Communication Therapy
  • Paediatric Therapists
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Speech Pathologist

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