Some therapies used to treat people with cerebral palsy are controversial and may even be harmful. Talk with your doctor before starting any type of therapy.
Listed below are some examples of alternative therapies sometimes used by people who have cerebral palsy.
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Johnston MV (2011). Cerebral palsy. In RM Kleigman et al., eds., Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics, 19th ed., pp. 2061–2069. Philadelphia: Saunders.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerSusan C. Kim, MD - PediatricsBrian D. O'Brien, MD - Internal MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerLouis Pellegrino, MD - Developmental Pediatrics
Current as ofJuly 26, 2016
Current as of: July 26, 2016
Susan C. Kim, MD - Pediatrics
& Brian D. O'Brien, MD - Internal Medicine & Louis Pellegrino, MD - Developmental Pediatrics
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