Category: Cerebral Palsy

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Athletic Ideas for Children With Cerebral Palsy

Many children with cerebral palsy have some level of difficulty with coordination and movement. However, that doesn’t mean children with cerebral palsy can’t remain active. Staying active is important for children with cerebral palsy because it allows them to bond with other children, and it is positive for both their physical and mental health. Since…

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Benefits of Equine Therapy for Cerebral Palsy

Therapeutic Horseback Riding Offers Kids With Cerebral Palsy an Array of Benefits — Not All Physical “Walk on.” This is equine language for “let’s go” and words that are offering freedom to kids all across the country who otherwise may feel stuck. The popularity of therapeutic horseback riding continues to increase across the country, providing…

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Cerebral Palsy in Adults Linked to Greater Risk for Chronic Disease

Why Are Adults with Cerebral Palsy at Risk of Disease? Children normally develop cerebral palsy, a type of birth injury, as a result of brain damage before, during, or shortly after birth. These injuries can affect different parts of the brain, causing permanent impairment. Without treatment, children with cerebral palsy may experience complications, such as…

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