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Treatment of Cerebral Palsy

Experienced treatment of cerebral palsy that began at an early age can help prevent severe disability and difficulties in social adaptation of the child. Comprehensive treatment of cerebral palsy in Greece aim to limit complications and improve movement, this includes:

•              Physical therapy - using modern apparatus and techniques to prevent the development of contractures, structural changes of the joints, muscle strains, bone and ligament apparatus. Complex procedures also include the use of external fixation, hydrotherapy and therapeutic massage

•              Drug treatment - aimed at reducing pain and reducing elevated tone of skeletal muscles

•              Diet therapy - in order to prevent exhaustion in children with swallowing dysfunction

Unfortunately, cerebral palsy has no cure; however, the quality of life of patients and their psychomotor development depends on a professional approach from the moment of diagnosis of the disease.

3.     Treatment of Cerebral Palsy in Children

We offer effective treatment of cerebral palsy in Greece. Specialists of “Anagennisi” rehabilitation center have developed a unique program of diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of children of all ages.

The main objectives of the program are:

·         Restoration of mobility

·         Prevention of secondary complications

·         Improving quality of life

Cerebral Palsy Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation of cerebral palsy in “Anagennisi Rehabilitation Center” includes:

·         Treatments aimed at further improvement of motor functions, strengthening muscles and assistive aids

·         Treatment of motor coordination and fine motor skill development

·         Treatment and prevention of pain, limiting motor function

·         Restoring functions, such as swallowing and speech

·         Psychological care for children, adolescents and parents.

·         A vast and open-access of doctors with extensive clinical experience at “Anagennisi Rehabilitation center” will help to evaluate the pre-rehabilitation potential of each patient and develop a customized treatment program that ensures the greatest possible effect, aiming to improve a child’s quality of life as much as possible, and beyond.