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    Cerebral Palsy

    Cerebral Palsy isn't a specific illness, but rather a general term used by doctors to refer to a set of neurological conditions, which result in movement and co-ordination disorders, caused by damage to the brain. Read more →

    Cerebral palsy is a kind of diseases that is caused by damage of brain during or before birth. This illness can also be occurred soon after the birth. There are various reasons for these diseases such as infection in the pregnancy, problem in brain development, untimely birth and bleeding in the brain. The condition and problems of these Cerebral palsy sufferers are different from each other. This website gives you very relevant information about cerebral palsy. Our website provides you very useful information about cerebral palsy. http://www.helpforcerebralpalsy.com





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    my daughter is 3years old the legs and hands muscle are stiffness. She can't talk, she can't, sit neither walking. Her nack swing. Doctor, what is the cure

    On tonights show (4/03/11) it said that "intelligence is not affected when someone has Cerebral Palsy". This is definitely not true. My 23 yr old son has Spastic Cerebral Palsy - Diplegia, he was born with it, and he also has significant Learning Disability.





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    My daughter have cerebral palsy,she has toe-walking habit.please help how to diagnose her problem





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    I am really worried my ankle has a bow in it I have been walking on my toes for 13 years and has not done anything but I do get lots of pain in my ankles and I cant help it I really need to find out how I can fix it its not embarrassing to me but it is really worrying me that fact that my ankle could snap if I don't fix it

    I have been tip toe walking for as long as i can remember (i am 18),only with out shoes on though. i think it may have something to do with having weak ankles or very mild cerebral palsy.





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    That happens to me a lot. When you squat down or bend your knees, do they make a cracking noise..?

    erm, this is to katie by the way, this comment system is a bit confusing. i do find my knees crack when i bend them sometimes, i also find that i have a strange gait, i kind of bounce more when i walk and look stiff.

    my son dean is 17 now an has cerebral palsy he has a tight forskin an a white gritty substance an it seems to smell his consultant said but i never was given anything for it ,would betnovate work





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    my son has done it at age of 3 and he is 13 now and docs from bath told me he has cerebral palsy in his legs and hands and stammer at times to , am bad as only got told and have not had any help with him ,

    hi my son is three years old and he has cerebral palsy which affects he's both legs and right arm he's speech was'nt effected he has very high muscle tone which effects him in walking and getting around he recieves botox injections every six to eight months i have found a big inprovement with him so far





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    Hi, my son tiptoe walks on his left foot only! After a year of hospital visits, we have finally been told that he may have mild cerebral palsy! We are currently waiting for his MRI scan! If you are concerned keep pushing for answers! Hope this helps in some way, all the best. X

    My son has Cerebral Palsy and i have been treating his warts on his hands for 12 months or more. I have used everything on the market and also had freeze treatment but nothing is working. On occasion the warts bleed. Please help how can I clean these as they are spreading to his face.





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    have you tried to put plasters on them, if not try that. :]

    My friends child Erin has cerebral palsy and is 5 years old. She struggles with movement and speech. Erin is a happy child and doesn't look any different to me but that might be because I am her helper





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    I am really unsure of what type of cerebral palsy I have please could I come to a road show or meet dr.pixie, Dr Christian and dr.dawn in person as I am worried I have been misdiagnosed this is destroying my parents and I lives I just want to know more and clarify which type I have please please please can you help and contact me to resolve my frustations god bless and thank you





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    My son who is now 5yrs and 5 months old has plagiocephly 3 doctors we saw told me it will grow out or the hair will cover it and not to worry about it, so they said no need to do anything. His head is still misshaped is there anything we can do to still correct it,hope it doesnt affect him later in life giving him lack of self esteem or lack of cofidence as he has mild diaplegic cerebral palsy and dystonia to cope with as he gets older too Thank you





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    Hi Sarah! I have very similar problem but my daughter is 19 month old. I'm just wondering when we can get the reply to our concerns. Regards

    Hi my daughter has this too, she is 2 and a half. Her head is still mishaped, although doctors said it would correct itself. It has improved and her hair covers it. I was told that the helmets dont work and they are a waste of time and that they do not advise for babies to wear them. Then they tried to sell me a mattress to help take the pressure of her head. It gets me quite angry now knowing that these helmets do actually work. I also think that midwives and health visitors should have to advise about this...

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    Hi My son has been walking on his tip toes since he was a baby. He was diagmosed with mild cerebral palsy when he was 4.He has had plaster casts for 4 weeks and wears splints to bed at night. he can go on flat feet but his brain is telling him to go on tip toes. He can swim, play football and ride a bike. it may be worth your while asking your doctor to check for CP.If it is CP you can go to Charity Scope to talk to somebody about it and also your physio should be able to help. If you are unhappy with the treatment your getting, complain and get your child the best attention they deserve. I am happy to help xx





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    hi can you please tell me more as my son has been tip toe from the age 12mths and he is now 9.5 years old. gone to the doctors so many times and all they say is he will grow out of it. But he has not went to one foot place and they said that he walks with his feet pointing in and we get thought so many shoes in 1 year 5-6 pairs please help as we dont know who to see about this very upset daddy and mummy he has had insoles but they not worked and or loc hospital still has not got back to us with anythink after 1 year ago

    Hi steven I am assuming that the doctor /physio would have checked the tightness in your childs legs. you could mention to the doctor if the possibility of Cerebral Palsy has been ruled out? does your child realise he is on tip toes? You need to call the doctor about the insoles immeditatley. Our child stopped wearing his splints and i called the hospital directly that had been dealing with it. If the doctors think he will grow out of it, then is could be a habit. if he has been on his tiptoes for that long i would think that his muscels need stretching. very best of luck and let me know how you get on x

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    Hi steven I am assuming that the doctor /physio would have checked the tightness in your childs legs. you could mention to the doctor if the possibility of Cerebral Palsy has been ruled out? does your child realise he is on tip toes? You need to call the doctor about the insoles immeditatley. Our child stopped wearing his splints and i called the hospital directly that had been dealing with it. If the doctors think he will grow out of it, then is could be a habit. if he has been on his tiptoes for that long i would think that his muscels need stretching. very best of luck and let me know how you get on x

    Im a 21 year old male and constantly tip toe. It has ruled my childhood and even now i still get the odd people giggle at me in the street! i have been under years of physiotherapy and have had plenty of casts, op's and braces to attempt to fix my walking habits. The doctors found that the effects where down to a very mild condition of Cerebral palsy. I am now struggling to walk all together and it has started to arch my spine. The only advice i could give any one is, go to the doctor straight away... i was diagnosed at a early age of around 4-5 and since then the doctors have expected me to preform my own physiotherapy at home every night, for a child of that age its very frustrating and played a huge role when i was growing up throughout school. since the age of 16-17 i stopped my exercises, this lead to a dramatic increase in myself tip toeing and which has lead me this week to having to go back to the doctor for another possible set of operations. If you are worried please drop me a comment weather your unsure how to get advice or just confused about how to deal with it... trust me i have seen it all. and please carry on with physiotherapy its there to help you!





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    Hi Jay, it seems like you have been through alot, i also tip toe, As a 20 year old lady it hasn't really bothered me as I tell everyone I'm A dancer.

    Hi my daughter is the same, she is 2.5 and walks on tiptoe only on her left foot. Same as Cara, we are waiting on an MRI scan to see if she has a case of mild cerebal palsy that may be causing this.

    my daugter suffers from cerebal palsy, she used to be wet all the time. About 2 month ago she was prescribed a patch called hyoscine by the paediatric doctor, since then we only need to change her twice a day during the day and she is dry all night. Have a word with your GP

    I have been walking on my tip toea my whole life , It hasnt affected me I am not Autistic , nor am I suffering with Cerebral Palsey , It just annoys the hell out of my partner! I am trying to get self out of the habit as it does affect me when I am running at the gym due to my tendons , but other than that I do not have any other issues , hope this helps





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    My wifes younger brother was treated for the same thing when he was about 13. Research "marie charchot tooth disease". IT HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH TEETH. it just has the word tooth in it because it's named after the person who first researched this disease I guess the last name was tooth. anyway check it out it might help you...it might not.

    My twin daughters are now 9, they have been tip toe walking since they were 18 months old, Physio always say is a habit, they have had legs in plaster about 6 times now. Only this week has a specialist agreed that she needs an operation or Botox in her heels, and has said its not a habit. However you need to look at your birthing notes to see your birthing scores, if it's low then strong chance the tip toe walking is a form of mild cerebral palsey .

    I am a 17 year old female and I have worries of this condition. I found out about it while looking at a page about about nails and one of the things it said was if the skin around your nails becomes red and itchy from stress and other things which I do get and have never thought about, to I went on to the boots medical page and read the symptoms terrifyingly Match things I have and have never linked. I have never been tested for anything like this so I was wondering if it was time to see my doctor. *muscle aches and pains: Quite often *Permanent rash over cheeks: It's not as bad as some pictures but very comparable its like thick red leather over cheeks and redness over nose I've tried scrubbing it off, every moisturizer and make up doesn't cover it only makes it look more flaky even in pictures when I was a baby you can see the raw redness on my cheeks *Extreme fatigue and weakness: Very often I just feel like I cant move out even if i've had 12 hours good sleep a while later I cant move or keep my eyes open while my mind is awake my body's fast asleep * Increased risk of miscarriage: Doesn't apply too young Rashes from sunlight/UV light: Since I was a baby the doctor always said it was eczema Flu-like symptoms and/or night sweats: Not so much night sweets but flu like symptoms my attendance in school has always been very low due to feeling ill Weight gain or loss Hard to tell I've been very thin and very fat my apatite goes for long periods of time Inflammation of the tissues covering internal organs with associated chest and/or abdominal pain: Yes severer pain on both sides of my chest left side feels like it is my heart right side feels like someone is digging a knife in my ribs just under my breast at any time from trying to sleep or in the afternoon, the doctor said it was stress then we went another time indigestion which I really disbelieving (I would like to add my doctor is really bad, hes rejected my mother pain medication when she has cervical spondylitis and needs to take her meds every day "stopping and starting could kill her" judge at her disability tribunal stated. and when I developed Quincy he said it was a sore though and a week later I was rushed to A&E) Seizures, mental illness or other cerebral problems: Quite a few from severe depression in process of being diagnosed with Bipolar disorder, ODD, ADD, slight aspergers, stress disorders, night terrors, dyslexia and loads of others (NUT CASE) Headaches, migraine: Now and then for no reason I've had one most of today Kidney problems: never been tested Oral/nasal ulcers: not really Hair loss: not completely but it does get scary I have thick hair but at times it comes out alot Depression: very often Haematological disorders including anaemia: I haven't been tested but as soon as I get blood taken I feel sick light headed and week for over an hour or so I don't mind needles and have food in my tum Swollen glands: don't think so Fever: Since I was a very young child I used to end up in hospital because they would go through the roof and make me hallucinate *Raynaud's phenomenon: when I get stresses I noticed my fingers get irritated and itch and become a bit puffy Any help please I know it is alot but I am really worried most of the symptoms I have had longer then I remember and really want to get it sorted my skin really bothers me as I am 17 and want to become a make up artist and getting flawless skin is impossible and really drags me down.





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