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Cerebral palsy describes a group of disorders that affect movement. This neurological condition often appears in babies or children. Although a cure does not currently exist, effective therapies for cerebral palsy on California’s Central Coast can help ease symptoms.
At Dignity Health Central Coast, our neurology experts offer life-long care for cerebral palsy that focuses on physical, mental, and spiritual needs.
For more information about treating cerebral palsy on the Central Coast of California, meet with a skilled provider. For the services you need, Find a Doctor online.
Most children who have cerebral palsy are born with it because of a problem that occurs during pregnancy.
Other cerebral palsy causes may involve:
As a movement disorder, many cerebral palsy symptoms involve muscle motion. Reaching or walking can become difficult. Developmental delays are common signs of cerebral palsy in children.
Symptoms of cerebral palsy may include:
Cerebral palsy is a chronic (long-term) condition. Neurologists at Dignity Health Central Coast will create a personalized treatment plan to address specific symptoms and improve daily life.
Some children need only mild treatment for cerebral palsy, while others require more care and support.
Dignity Health Central Coast neurologists may use any of the following cerebral palsy treatments:
For more on treatment options, meet with a provider at Dignity Health Central Coast.
Dignity Health offers a wide range of neurological services for many conditions, including cerebral palsy, on the Central Coast of California.