Orthotic Management of Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy (CP) is an umbrella term for a group of disorders of movement and posture, caused by a non-progressive interference in the developing brain (Miller, 2005). The signs and symptoms vary among people and over time, however, it includes poor coordination, stiff muscles, weak muscles, and tremors. According to the extremity involvement, the terms hemiplegia, diplegia, tetraplegia is used; According to the dominant tone disorder, it can be defined as spastic, dyskinetic and ataxic (Vitrikas, Dalton, and Breish, 2020)