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Types of CP

 

Cerebral palsy is caused when a part of the brain is damaged or impaired. Depending on where this particular part is, the effect on the person’s movement will be different. There are 3 main types of cerebral palsy that can result.

 

Spasticity

The most common form in which the muscles may seem stiff with irregular movement. >>download information

 

 

 types of cerebral palsy spasticity

Dyskinesis

Can be identified by involuntary or variable movements that are difficult to control. >>download information

 

   types of cerebral palsy dyskinesis

Ataxia

Not as common as other forms and is characterised by unco-ordinated movements. >>download information

 

   types of cerebral palsy Ataxia