How can occupational therapy help my child's cerebral palsy?

Occupational therapy is a critical part of any cerebral palsy treatment program. The goal of occupational therapy is to promote a patient’s ability to perform daily activities in a way that will enhance quality of life and increase independent living skills. During an occupational therapy session, the therapist will guide the patient in adapting, compensating for their limitations,…

What are the treatments and therapies for spastic cerebral palsy?

There are numerous treatments and therapies for spastic cerebral palsy. These include therapeutic treatments, supportive treatments, surgical interventions, and medical interventions. These therapies are usually combined for maximal effect as part of a comprehensive treatment plan. What forms of spastic cerebral palsy do treatments address? Spastic cerebral palsy is the most common type of cerebral…