ABSTRACT

Cerebral Palsy is one of the devastating disorders in medicine. This relatively common problem occurs in babies, lasts for a lifetime and creates disability ranging from mild to severe. The lesion cannot be cured but the consequences can be minimized with proper treatment. The past decades have witnessed a great deal of change and improvements in the management of Cerebral Palsy Procedures have been modified to be more effective and at the same time minimize the impact of therapy, bracing and surgery on the child’s life. However, this changing and increasing knowledge did not reach many parts of the world. This review aims to provide concise information on the basic aspects and approaches to treatment of musculoskeletal problems of children with Cerebral Palsy. it will be useful in the correction of problems that cause lifelong disability for millions of children worldwide.

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