Cerebral Palsy

Opening Hours

Fortis Escorts Hospital, Faridabad

Mon-Sat: 10:00 AM – 04:00 PM

Sunday: Closed

Mediclub Clinic

Mon-Sun: 05:30 PM – 07:30 PM

Thursday: Closed

Sunday: Closed

Cerebral palsy (CP) is a neurological condition caused by brain damage and it is the most common motor and movement disability of childhood.

It is a group of disorders that affect a person’s ability to move and maintain balance and posture. CP is the most common motor disability in childhood. Cerebral means having to do with the brain. Palsy means weakness or problems with using the muscles.

CP is caused by abnormal brain development or damage to the developing brain that affects a person’s ability to control his or her muscles.


Signs & Symptoms of Cerebral palsy

  • Variations in muscle tone,
  • Slow, writhing movements
  • Excessive drooling or problems with swallowing
  • Learning difficulties
  • increasing pain during physical activity
  • Ataxia
  • Tremors or involuntary movements
  • Delays in reaching motor skills