Some therapies used to treat people with cerebral palsy are controversial and may even be harmful. Talk with your doctor before starting any type of therapy.
Listed below are some examples of alternative therapies sometimes used by people who have cerebral palsy.
- Liptak GS (2005). Complementary and alternative therapies for cerebral palsy. Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities Research Reviews, 11(2): 156–163.
- Johnston MV (2007). Cerebral palsy section of Encephalopathies. In RM Kliegman et al., eds., Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics, 18th ed., pp. 2494–2496. Philadelphia: Saunders Elsevier.
|Primary Medical Reviewer||Susan C. Kim, MD - Pediatrics|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||Louis Pellegrino, MD - Developmental Pediatrics|
|Last Revised||September 20, 2012|
Last Revised: September 20, 2012
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