Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral Palsy Treatment in Ludhiana, Punjab

Cerebral Palsy is a group of health conditions affecting posture, muscle tone, and normal body movement. The problem triggers when the developing brain gets damaged before birth. Suppose your child exhibits symptoms like Unusual posture, involuntary movement, unsteady walking, exaggerated reflexes, or a combination of everything. In that case, it’s essential to consult one of the known Cerebral Palsy Doctor In Punjab. Dr. Sudhanshu Bansal is a known Pediatric Orthopedic doctor at the CODS clinic. He will give your child the necessary treatment to improve the condition and overall quality of life.

Types Of Cerebral Palsy

When you consult the doctor, the doctor checks the type, cause, and symptoms you have. Depending on the type, the doctor will suggest the Cerebral Palsy Treatment In Ludhiana, Punjab.

Ataxic Cerebral Palsy In ability to coordinate muscle movements results in an unbalanced gait.
Hypotonic Cerebral Palsy Reduced tone, floppy muscles usually proceeds spastic or ataxic type.
Spastic Cerebral Palsy Most Common type characterized by increased muscle tone and reflex
Athetoid/Dyskinetic Cerebral Palsy characterized by involuntary movements.
Mixed Cerebral Palsy Usally mixed spactic and athetoid features

Causes of Cerebral Palsy

The primary reasons behind Cerebral Palsy are not known. As mentioned above, abnormal brain development or brain injury will trigger problems:

  • Problem with coordination
  • Problem with body movement
  • Problem with body posture

The chances of occurrence are higher during birth or as the child grows up. If you notice problems with your child’s development, seek immediate Cerebral Palsy Treatment In Ludhiana under the expertise of a well-known Pediatric Orthopedic.

Although apart from these causes, you should be watchful of the given factors like brain infection, gene mutation, head injury, bleeding in the brain, infection in the womb, and severe jaundice.

Cerebral Palsy Symptoms

Babies have several physical and neurological symptoms. These are linked to affecting the child’s development all these years. Although, the severity of the symptoms varies depending on the location and severity of your brain damage. Given below are the various signs and symptoms linked to physical and neurological health:

Physical symptoms

  • Drooling
  • Incontinence
  • Floppy muscle tone
  • Gastrointestinal problems
  • Exaggerated or jerky reflexes
  • Involuntary movements or tremors
  • Problem balance and coordinating
  • Problems swallowing or sucking
  • Contractures (Muscle shortening)
  • One side of the body movement issue
  • Stiff muscles (spasticity)

Neurological symptoms

  • Behavioral problems
  • Sensory impairments
  • Visual and hearing impairments
  • Motor skill development gets delayed
  • Difficulty with speech and language (dysarthria)
  • The buildup of cranial pressure due to fluid imbalance (hydrocephalus)

Make sure if you notice any of the given signs and symptoms, then don’t delay and consult the pediatric orthopedic, Dr. Sudhanshu Bansal, to improve your child’s overall well-being.

Diagnosis and Treatment For Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral Palsy has five different levels, depending on the same; the doctor suggests a required course of the treatment plan. To diagnose your condition, the doctor will:

  • Perform complete medical history
  • Perform physical examination
  • Do neurological examination
  • Evaluate the symptoms

The treatment plan includes investigative such as MRI medications, therapies, and surgery.

Schedule your initial consultation

Are you noticing trouble with your child’s development? Schedule an initial consultation at CODS Clinic under the expertise of Dr. Sudhanshu Bansal. Feel free to discuss any doubt that occurs in your mind.