According to various results that 70 to 80% of cerebral palsy children affected with spastic cerebral palsy problem because it is most common disorder problem seen among cerebral palsy children. 5 to 10% cerebral palsy children are affected with athetoid cerebral palsy disorder. It is also caused by some damages in brain but in this case cerebellum or the basal ganglia area affected. These areas are always work to produce signals to make posture or movement smooth but when these areas are damages due to some problem
It is in these areas of the brain responsible coordinated also the maintenance of posture enabling the smooth movements for the processing of signals. Damage to the cerebellum and basal ganglia can cause that a child, involuntary to aimless movements develop. Such movements are very visible on his face, arms and upper body. These involuntary movements disturb overall efficiency by talking about impact, feeding, reach, grab and other skills that require coordinated movements. Actions such as involuntary grimaces and push language, often lead to problems with swallowing, drooling, and slurred speech.
It has been observed that increasing these movements often in times of emotional stress and disappear altogether, during sleep. Kids with Athetoid cerebral palsy have often low muscle tone and experiencing a lot of trouble to keep posture and walk. People with cerebral palsy of involuntary writhing movements that Athetoid has so many that they are constantly on the move. You also have language problems, like lack of muscle control makes the articulation of words.
Athetoid cerebral palsy are result of damage to the basal ganglia in the mid brain. When cerebral palsy specialist or surgeon do diagnosis of cerebral palsy children then 10% of CP children diagnosis with such a disorder. Due to advancement in medical sector and latest technologies treatment of cerebral palsy condition is possible. There are many cerebral palsy specialist who have provides better management in cerebral palsy disorder. The coordinated and comprehensive hospitals provide but multidisciplinary medical care. Because children with cerebral palsy diagnosed need special care of health at regular intervals for the prevention or treatment of complications. Preventive treatment go a long way in maximizing their independence. Specialized physical therapy can help to train the patients for simple tasks. Treatment procedures should any type of cerebral palsy to reduce discomfort and to improve the quality of life of the patients.