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Families of a child that has spastic
Symptoms of Spastic Displegia
There are different symptoms which may vary from child to child and depend on how severe the condition is. However, there are some common characteristics, such as their muscle tone is tight because of this their muscles are contracted permanently. This is called hypertonia and it not only affects the limbs of the upper part of the body it also affects the legs.
A child may display the following symptoms:
* Muscle spasms that can’t be controlled
* Joints don’t have much range of motion
* Speaking and walking is hard
* Muscles are tight
* Irregular movements on the upper or the lower parts of the body
* Delays in development (ie: walking)
If your child displays any of the above signs, they need to be seen by a physician. Tests such as MRI, EEG, and CT scans will be run to determine whether your child has this form of
Because there is no cure for spastic diplegia there are many treatments patients go through. Some common treatments are:
* Physical therapy it helps keep their muscles flexible and more range inn motion
* Medications such as Botox, to decrease muscle spasticity
* Surgery to control muscle spasticity
* Technology that helps individuals in mobility such as wheelchairs
These treatments not only help with spastic
Does Your Child Have Spastic Diplegia?
It is possible you have a legal claim if there was medical malpractice or neglect that contributed to the condition of your child. Not every case is allowed compensation but if your child suffered from some of the following you may want to contact a lawyer. If you had a baby by C-section or the doctor had to use vacuum forceps, if your baby had severe jaundice, or had seizures after birth, even if your baby had an infection and was treated.