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Cerebral Palsy

What is cerebral palsy (CP)?

Cerebral palsy (CP) is a group of disorders that cause problems with movement, balance, and posture. CP affects the cerebral motor cortex. This is the part of the brain that directs muscle movement. In fact, the first part of the name, cerebral, means having to do with the brain. The second part, palsy, means weakness or problems with using the muscles.

What are the types of cerebral palsy (CP)?

There are different types of CP:

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  1. Cerebral Palsy (National Library of Medicine)  
    What is cerebral palsy (CP)? Cerebral palsy (CP) is a group of disorders that cause problems with movement, balance, and posture. CP affects the cerebral motor cortex. This ...
  2. ... following organizations are good resources for information on cerebral palsy : Centers for Disease Control and Prevention -- www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/cp/index.html Cerebral Palsy Foundation -- www.yourcpf.org National Institute of Neurological ...
  3. Cerebral palsy (CP) is a group of disorders that involve the brain. This affects nervous system functions, such ... brain is still developing. In some people with cerebral palsy, parts of the brain are injured due to ...
  4. Cerebral Palsy From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke)  
    Cerebral Palsy/Start Here ... Cerebral Palsy ... National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke ... From the National Institutes of Health ... Cerebral palsy (CP) ...
  5. ClinicalTrials.gov: Cerebral Palsy From the National Institutes of Health (National Institutes of Health)  
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  6. Cerebral Palsy (For Parents) (Nemours Foundation)  
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  8. 11 Things to Know about Cerebral Palsy (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
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  9. Spastic Cerebral Palsy (Nemours Foundation)  
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