Cerebral Palsy Treatment and Therapy for Metro Detroit Children

The Crawl, Walk, Jump, Run Therapy Clinic in Clinton Township specializes in intensive therapy programs for children with neurological problems, such as cerebral palsy. Treatment and therapy offered at this center helps kids with the following:

  • Leg, trunk, and arm strength
  • Balance
  • Alternating arm and leg movements to mimic a walking pattern
  • Treadmill walking on a partial weight bearing system to make it easier for children to practice walking
  • Coordination
  • Motor planning

Nearby, the award-winning Detroit Medical Center Children’s Hospital has a Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department that focuses on helping children gain control over their movement disorders and become part of community-based work and school programs. This very broad and unique program utilizes specialists from a wide array of fields and provides many different services.

Services and programs offered by the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department include the following:

  • Physical therapy
  • Augmentative communication
  • Intrathecal baclofen intervention
  • Nutrition programs
  • Occupational therapy
  • Prosthetics/orthotics
  • Myoelectric intervention
  • Speech pathology and support groups
  • Social work
  • Support groups

The services and programs are aimed at helping children with conditions such as cerebral palsy, spasticity, diplegia, gait (walking) disorders, hemiplegia, orthopedic issues, quadriplegia and traumatic brain injuries (TBI).

Cerebral palsy treatment and therapy

Cerebral palsy causes different types of muscle and movement problems in each child. The key to cerebral palsy management is early intervention and aggressive therapy/treatment.

A good cerebral palsy program is multi-dimensional and utilizes specialists from many fields. The program should focus on improving the child’s life long-term, with an emphasis not only on decreasing physical problems, but also on helping the child with emotional, social, and psychological issues. The central goal should be to help the child be as happy and independent as possible.

In the last few years, there have been significant advancements in therapies and treatments for cerebral palsy. Treatments and therapies include the following:

Legal help for children with CP

The award winning attorneys at ABC Law Centers (Reiter & Walsh, P.C.) have been helping children with cerebral palsy in Detroit and throughout the nation for over two decades. Jesse Reiter has been focusing on birth injury cases his entire 25+ year career, and most of Jesse’s cases involve helping kids who have cerebral palsy. Jesse spends a lot of time getting to know the child and family he is helping so that he can fully understand the child’s needs. Jesse has won many awards for his advocacy of children, and he is consistently recognized by U.S. News and World Report’s publication “Best Lawyers,” as well as Super Lawyers magazine’s “10 Best Attorneys in Michigan.” ABC Law Centers is also recognized by U.S. News and World Report’s “Best Law Firms” publication.

Cerebral palsy is a difficult area of law to pursue due to the complex nature of the disorder and the medical records that support it. The attorneys at ABC Law Centers have decades of experience with cerebral palsy cases, and have won numerous awards for their advocacy. To find out if you have a case, contact our firm to speak with our attorneys. We handle cases throughout the nation. We have numerous multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements that attest to our success, and no fees are ever paid to our firm unless we win your case.  

 

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