Cerebral palsy is a permanent disorder that can be triggered in early childhood. Its reasons are the brain cells dysfunction due to hypoxia during labor, pregnancy difficulties and genetic disorders. To increase the performance and functioning of the children suffering from CP speech therapy and occupational therapy are used.
Acupuncture Utilization in CP Treatment
- Aiding in repairing the present nerves (improving movement, emotional, balancing and cognitive conditions)
- Improving the mental and anxious conditions
- Increasing the blood flow to the muscles and increasing the energy levels
- Decreasing the accumulated lactic acid in the body
- Helping in improving the other problems such as gastro-intestinal problems
Both the ear and body acupuncture would be beneficial for CP children. For the patients who are elder embedding method is recommended.