Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral Palsy (CP) and How it Relates to Imbalance

 

CP is a neurologic disorder that inhibits the brain’s ability to coordinate movements of the body. CP is result of damage to the developing brain in utero, during birth or within the first few years of life. CP can lead to underdeveloped muscle tone, inhibited reflexes, abnormal posture and gait. This in turn can result in imbalance and leave patient at risk for falls.

 

Cerebral Palsy Vestibular Management:

Imbalance and fall prevention can be addressed via balance retraining therapy as prescribed by a physical therapist. Refer to this link for more information regarding balance retraining therapy: http://www.fyzicalbalance.com/our-approach/howdoesitwork