The 4 Types Of Cerebral Palsy
Hypotonia: This means low muscle tone, which leads to a loss of firmness and strength.
Hypertonia: This means high muscle tone, which leads to rigid and erratic movements.
Spastic Cerebral Palsy
Athetoid Cerebral Palsy
Babies who suffer from this diagnosis will also experience both hypotonia and hypertonia. Due to this lethal combination, low muscle tone and rigid/erratic movements will occur. And due to the injury of the basal ganglia and or cerebellum, this type of cerebral palsy affects certain functions in children such as eye movement, motor functions, and balance and coordination. When present, athetoid cerebral palsy can cause the following to occur:
Mixed Cerebral Palsy
Ataxic Cerebral Palsy
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