Paraplegic Cerebral Palsy in Birth Injury Cases

Paralysis is a word used to refer to loss of sensation in any of the body’s limbs or trunks. Cerebral palsy, on the other hand, is a form of motor neuron disorder caused by damage or infection affecting movement centers contained in the brain. Paraplegic cerebral palsy is used to describe a form of motor neuron disease which affects the lower part of the body.

Cerebral palsy was once thought of as a chance or fluke occurrence that was caused by genetic error. However, over the last 6 decades, it has been shown that this neurodevelopmental disorder is caused by damage to the brain or some kind of infection which happens during the prenatal stage of pregnancy.

Here are some of the hallmarks of paraplegic cerebral palsy:

Cerebral Palsy: Few Treatment Options

Unfortunately, there are no treatments that can reverse cerebral palsy for now. However, doctors have developed groundbreaking treatment modalities such as SEMLARASS which involves performing a number of surgeries on a young child with cerebral palsy in order to give them a wider range of movement and a decent shot at a better life.

Cerebral Palsy Lawsuit Help

Caring for a child with cerebral palsy is a costly affair. It is estimated that you as a family may have to spend over a million dollars during his youth to buy them the needed equipment, clothing as well as get them specialized care. Since cerebral palsy is caused by medical malpractice due to the negligence of a prenatal nurse or delivery nurse, it makes sense to file a birth injury lawsuit in order to recover substantial compensation that will go a long way in helping provide your child with exceptional care.

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