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Hypotonia

[av_textblock size='' font_color='' color='' custom_class='' admin_preview_bg=''] Hypotonia People with hypotonia lack the normal amount of muscle tone; in other words, their muscles are too relaxed and cannot contract sufficiently. Hypotonia is the opposite of hypertonia, a condition marked by too...

Georgia Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy (HIE) Attorneys

Georgia Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy (HIE) Attorneys Birth injury firm serving Georgia statewide Has your child experienced birth asphyxia, or received a diagnosis of hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE)? Many parents aren’t aware that these issues are often a consequence of medical malpractice. An...

Dysphagia and cerebral palsy

Dysphagia is a condition characterized by persistent difficulty or pain when swallowing. There are many causes of dysphagia, and people of all ages can suffer from it (1).  Dysphagia is especially common for children with complex medical needs, with an...

Spinal Cord Injury and Birth Trauma

Spinal Cord Injury and Birth Trauma Injury to a baby’s spinal cord during birth has become rarer over the years, due to improvements in prenatal healthcare and obstetrical practices (1). However, spinal cord damage is still a potential outcome of...

Epidural Hematoma (EDH) and Birth Trauma

Epidural Hematoma (EDH) and Birth Trauma An epidural hematoma/hemorrhage (EDH), also known as an extradural hematoma/hemorrhage, is a rare but dangerous result of birth trauma. It is a type of intracranial hemorrhage, characterized by bleeding between the infant’s dura (a...

Cognitive Impairments Associated with Cerebral Palsy

Cognitive Impairments Associated with Cerebral Palsy Cerebral palsy (CP) is a neurological condition that affects movement and posture. Although it is primarily defined as a motor disability, the brain damage that results in cerebral palsy often causes co-occurring conditions such...

Spinal Anesthesia and Maternal Hypotension

Spinal Anesthesia and Maternal Hypotension Spinal anesthesia (SA) is often used during childbirth for Cesarean sections (C-sections) or to minimize pain during vaginal delivery. One common side effect of spinal anesthesia is maternal hypotension, or low blood pressure (sometimes this...

Vision Problems Associated With Cerebral Palsy

Vision Problems Associated with Cerebral Palsy Cerebral palsy (CP) is a condition characterized by motor function impairments. Both genetic and environmental factors can play a role in the development of cerebral palsy, but it is most often caused by infant...

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