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Cerebral palsy

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Cerebral Palsy Treatment in Kolkata


Cerebral palsy is a disorder of movement, muscle tone or posture that is caused by damage that occurs to the immature, developing brain, most often before birth. In general, cerebral palsy causes impaired movement associated with abnormal reflexes, floppiness or rigidity of the limbs and trunk, abnormal posture, involuntary movements, unsteady walking, or some combination of these.
 

The goal of management of cerebral palsy treatment in Kolkata is not to cure or to achieve normalcy but to increase functionality, improve capabilities, and sustain health in terms of locomotion, cognitive development, social interaction, and independence. The best clinical outcomes result from early, intensive management. Optimal treatment in children requires a team approach. A modern team approach focuses on total patient development, not just on improvement of a single symptom. Treatment programs encompass physical and behavioral therapy, pharmacologic and surgical treatments, mechanical aids, and management of associated medical conditions. In physical, occupational, speech, and behavioral therapies, the goals include enhancing patient and caregiver interactions while providing family support.

Neurodevelopmental treatment (the Bobath method) is a common cerebral palsy treatment strategy
that aims to control sensorimotor components of muscle tone, reflexes, abnormal movement
patterns, postural control, sensation, perception, and memory by utilizing specific handling
techniques.

Muscle strengthening and fitness programs are also popular interventions for cerebral palsy Superior clinical results have been observed in children participating in functional physical therapy activities when compared with those emphasizing normalization of movement. Our cerebral palsy specialist is available in Kolkata for best cerebral palsy treatment.

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