Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral Palsy is a congenital disorder due to abnormal brain development before birth. Being a degenerative disease, there is no cure for Cerebral Palsy – however – long term physical therapy is imperative to conserve the mobility of the joints, improve functioning, and avoid further damage.

Symptoms of Cerebral Palsy

The symptoms of Cerebral Palsy appear during early childhood.

  • Disorder of Movement
  • Disorder of Muscle Tone
  • Disorder of Posture
  • Exaggerated Reflexes
  • Floppy Limbs
  • Rigid Limbs
  • Involuntary Motions
  • Unsteady Gait

Multidisciplinary Treatment for Cerebral Palsy

The Multidisciplinary Team at Spine and Sports Medicine will design a treatment plan specifically tailored to alleviate the symptoms of Cerebral Palsy. The painful and debilitating symptoms of Cerebral Palsy can be relieved through:

At Spine and Sports Medicine, effective treatment of Cerebral Palsy symptoms can be achieved through a Multidisciplinary Therapeutic Team Approach. This approach to treatment will make living with the conditions of Cerebral Palsy more bearable and increase one’s quality of life. Because Cerebral Palsy is a muscle disorder adversely affecting muscle function, physical and operational therapy is extremely effective. Specialized physical therapy exercises help to improve walking and prevent muscle contractures.

  • Increase Muscle Strength
  • Increase Muscle Flexibility
  • Increase Mobility
  • Increase Motor Development
  • Increase Balance
  • Increase Ease of Walking

After an accurate diagnosis to pinpoint the targeted muscle groups affected by Cerebral Palsy, the Doctors at Spine and Sports Medicine will tailor a multidisciplinary therapeutic plan to meet the unique needs of the patient.

  • Manual Therapy
  • Therapeutic Exercises
  • High Tech Exercises
  • High Touch Exercises
  • Weight Resistance Exercises
  • Postural Corrections
  • Tailored Home Exercise Program

Gold Standard Pain Management         

Other highly effective pain management treatment methods at Spine and Sports Medicine include:

  • Phonophoresis
  • Iontophoresis
  • Cryotherapy
  • Medical Massage

Medical Insurance Coverage for Cerebral Palsy Therapeutic Treatment

At Spine and Sports Medicine, there is no requirement for you to obtain an outside primary physician referral to have the cost of your Cerebral Palsy treatment covered by your insurance plan. Most insurance plans cover the cost of treating the symptoms stemming from Cerebral Palsy. Our insurance experts will help you to determine your coverage and assist in processing your claims.

Multidisciplinary Therapeutic Treatment in One Convenient Location

If you or a loved one are suffering from Cerebral Palsy, discover effective relief provided by a multidisciplinary therapeutic practice in one convenient Midtown Manhattan location – at Madison Avenue and 40th Street.

Reach out to the multidisciplinary team of pain management experts at Spine and Sports Medicine by clicking below – or – call 212.986.3888.

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