What is cerebral palsy

Cerebral palsy is the collective non progressive motor impairment with permanent damage to brain occurring before, after or at birth. It is said to be the permanent change in motor nerve function of the brain or the chronic condition of brain with inability to have control over the muscle contraction and coordination, right from the birth during infancy stage or even before birth in the fetal development stages.


Our body movement is mainly depends on the musculoskeletal system. Muscles are under control of the brain especially the cerebral cortex area. Brain fails to send impulse or have control over the muscle action leading to coordination and balance problems.


In today`s world the education on cerebral palsy has increased a lot of awareness in preventing cerebral palsy. Various precautions are readily available and undertaken to make our society free from cerebral palsy children