Cerebral Palsy

Characteristics of Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral Palsy (CP) is a Neurodevelopmental Disorder most commonly occurring as a result of injury to the brain during cerebral development. CP can present either as a global mental and physical dysfunction or as isolated areas of dysfunction in gait, cognition, growth, or sensation. It is the most common motor disability in childhood and can occur at any time during the brain’s development, although most cases occur during the prenatal phase. There are five classifications of Cerebral Palsy.

  • High or low muscle tone 
  • Stiff or rigid body 
  • Contractures 
  • Lack of head control 
  • Flexible joints and ligaments 
  • Floppiness in the limbs 
  • Developmental delays 
  • Poor coordination 
  • Poor balance and stability 
  • Jerky movements 
  • Speech difficulties 
  • Feeding issues 

Our Approach to Cerebral Palsy

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT)

Cerebral Palsy (CP) is commonly caused by reduced blood flow to the brain before or shortly after birth. HBOT delivers 100% pure oxygen to the body through increased atmospheric pressure, saturating the plasma and oxygenating the entire body. The increased oxygen levels enhance the vascular activity, nerve cell growth, and gross motor function for CP patients. Research studies have also shown a decrease in muscle spasms and sleep disorders. When combined with an intensive therapy program, HBOT can significantly improve function and quality of life for individuals with CP.

Intensive Suit Therapy/TheraSuit

The TheraSuit is a soft, breathable, dynamic orthotic consisting of a vest, shorts, knee pads, and specially adapted shoes with hooks and elastic cords that help tell the body how it is supposed to move in space. Combined with our daily intensive program, Suit Therapy can accelerate the development of new motor skills that strengthen muscles and teach the brain and body how to sit, stand, and walk.

Gracie’s Story

Our Approach to Cerebral Palsy

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT)

Cerebral Palsy (CP) is commonly caused by reduced blood flow to the brain before or shortly after birth. HBOT delivers 100% pure oxygen to the body through increased atmospheric pressure, saturating the plasma and oxygenating the entire body. The increased oxygen levels enhance the vascular activity, nerve cell growth, and gross motor function for CP patients. Research studies have also shown a decrease in muscle spasms and sleep disorders. When combined with an intensive therapy program, HBOT can significantly improve function and quality of life for individuals with CP.

Intensive Suit Therapy/TheraSuit

The TheraSuit is a soft, breathable, dynamic orthotic consisting of a vest, shorts, knee pads, and specially adapted shoes with hooks and elastic cords that help tell the body how it is supposed to move in space. Combined with our daily intensive program, Suit Therapy can accelerate the development of new motor skills that strengthen muscles and teach the brain and body how to sit, stand, and walk.

Gracie’s Story

What is a Discovery Session, and why do I need one?

The purpose of the Discovery Session is for one of our team members to better understand your situation and what your journey has been like so far. From there, our team member can discuss COMPASS in more detail and how it can help give you success in your next states of meaningful employment.

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