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Cerebral palsy

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How to differentiate between True equines and Apparent equines

How to differentiate between true equines and Apparent equines What is equines deformity? Equinus deformity is a common deformity in children with cerebral palsy. It is characterised by excessive planter flexion of  calcaneus relative to tibia. It is caused by spasticity or contracture in gastrocnemues or soleus or both resulting in dynamic or static equines […]

Camp for Cerebral Palsy at Kutchh and Rajkot

IPOD is organising camps for children with cerebral palsy at Kutchh and Rajkot on 14 to 16th July 2012  The schedules for the camps are as follows 1. Bidada   Bidada Sarvodaya Trust Hospital Bidada Kutchh  14th July (10 am to 2 pm) contact 02834244444 2. Bhuj Shri KVO Jain Seva Samaj Bhuj  15th July (10 […]

Current management of cerebral palsy

The article explores the curent management of cerebral palsy

Cerebral Palsy: A guide for the post graduates

A brief guide for post graduates on evaluation of children with cerebral palsy

Role of botulinum toxin in cerebral palsy

Botulinum toxin is a medication and a neurotoxic protein produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum.

Botulinum toxin type A, is a therapeutic muscle-relaxing agent that reduces the rigidity of muscles or unwanted spasms in a specific muscle. Over the past ten years, the use of botox has shifted from wrinkle reduction to successfully treating muscle spasticity in children with cerebral palsy, making botox and cerebral palsy a hugely successful match.

What is cerebral palsy

Cerebral palsy (CP) is an umbrella term encompassing a group of non-progressive, non-contagious conditions that cause physical disability in human development. Cerebral refers to the cerebrum, which is the affected area of the brain (although the disorder most likely involves connections between the cortex and other parts of the brain such as the cerebellum), and […]