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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.
Liptak GS (2005). Complementary and alternative therapies for cerebral palsy. Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities Research Reviews, 11(2): 156–163.
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 - PediatricsSpecialist Medical ReviewerLouis Pellegrino, MD - Developmental Pediatrics
Current as ofAugust 21, 2015
Current as of:
August 21, 2015
Susan C. Kim, MD - Pediatrics & Louis Pellegrino, MD - Developmental Pediatrics
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