MUHAMMED KOCABIYIKPHYSICAL MEDICINE & REHABILITATIONIV.CLASS V.COURSE
Cerebral Palsy: Definition
Cerebral palsy is a staticencephalopathy
Often associated with epilepsy,speech problems, vision compromise, &cognitive dysfunction
The cognitive aspect of brain function(I.Q.) is often, but not alwaysaffected. But the musculoskeletalsystem is always affected to somedegree.
LATEST DEFINITIONOF CEREBRAL PALSY
Cerebral palsy describes a group ofpermanent disorders of the developmentof movement and posture causing activitylimitation that are attributed to non-progressive disturbances that occurred inthe developing fetal or infant brain. Themotor disorders of cerebral palsy areoften accompanied by disturbances ofsensation, perception, cognition,communication and behavior, by epilepsy,and by secondary musculoskeletal