Karen's Blog - Topic: CP & GMFCS

Cerebral Palsy and the GMFCS

These are the main movement disorders seen in children with cerebral palsy. Collectively they now represent 10 to 15%...
  In preterm pattern quadriplegia, the legs are most involved and in full term pattern quadriplegia, the arms, hands,...
I have some real problems with classifying all children with hemiplegia into one basket. As I explained last week,...
The topography of hemiplegia is much more complex than diplegia. The differences relate both to the type and extent...
In spastic diplegia, the lower leg muscles are the most involved part of the body. Spasticity is most severe...