DR. VODDER-SCHULE WALCHESEE AUSTRIA
Cereal palsy is an abnormality of the brain, which usually occurs before or during birth. It may arise due to a development defect in the fœtus due to genetic factors or possibly by a viral infection during pregnancy. Meningitis and Cerebral Thrombosis, a lack of oxygen during a difficult labour or other trauma at birth can result in the infant having cerebral palsy.
is useful to complement physical therapy as it helps to reduce Cerebral Oedema and the disturbances caused by oedema.
treatments have to be given on a gradual basis. It is virtually impossible
to give a full treatment to a baby or small child as it may be difficult
to keep the child still. It is also important to highlight that the
main aim for the therapist is to build trust with the child,
so important when treating small children.