What Exactly Is Cerebral Palsy?

  1. PhoenixV profile image69
    PhoenixVposted 6 years ago

    What Exactly Is Cerebral Palsy?

    How common is cerebral palsy? Is it hereditary? What causes cerebral palsy?

  2. Dubuquedogtrainer profile image60
    Dubuquedogtrainerposted 6 years ago

    It's a movement disorder that is caused by brain damage due to trauma, bacterial or viral infection, maternal prenatal infection, congenital anomalies, etc. I do not believe there is a consensus about whether there is a genetic predisposition or not - there may be, but I'd have to do some research to know for sure.