Treatment for Cerebral Palsy
Cerebral Palsy is not a disease and there is no cure for the disability. However, there are many cerebral palsy treatment options available to help a child with CP lead a more productive and independent life.
Common cerebral palsy treatment options which may be recommended include:
- Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Speech Therapy
- Assistive Technology and Applied Technology
- Surgery for Cerebral Palsy
- Cerebral Palsy Medications
Improvements in the management of cerebral palsy have led to a greatly increased rate of survival into adulthood and the right treatments can have dramatic impacts on the effect the disability will have on a child and the quality of life with cerebral palsy.
CEREBRAL PALSY TREATMENT EXPENSES
The expenses associated with cerebral palsy treatment can be significant. In addition, the family must spend significant time, energy and emotional resources to provide the proper cerebral palsy treatment fort heir child.
A family with a cerebral palsy child should be able to provide every possible opportunity for their son or daughter. As part of providing for their child, it is important to fully explore the potential for cerebral palsy settlement benefits if their child’s cerebral palsy could have been caused by a medical mistake.
In some cases cerebral palsy is caused by a medical mistake made by a doctor, hospital or nurse at the time of birth. The financial expense of providing proper treatment should be on the responsible party and their insurance company, not the family.
FREE CEREBRAL PALSY LAWSUIT EVALUATION
The cerebral palsy lawyers at Saiontz & Kirk investigate and review potential claims for families of children with cerebral palsy. There are no fees or expenses unless a recovery is obtained for the child. However, there are different deadlines in each state which could bar the child’s right to obtain benefits for a birth injury, so any potential claim should be reviewed as early as possible.