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Families come to Boston Children’s from around the globe seeking the most advanced and comprehensive care available for their child. While 10 to 30 percent of our patients with cerebral palsy (CP) will require some form of surgical intervention to treat their condition, most children do not. These children benefit primarily from non-surgical treatments and therapies that aim to:
Our cerebral palsy team will collaborate with you and your pediatrician to design a treatment plan that addresses the specific needs of your child and that changes with your child over time as he or she develops.
Medications can be very effective in relieving symptoms of CP. Medications our doctors may prescribe include:
Medications should only be taken exactly as prescribed by your child's doctor.
Management of cerebral palsy usually requires the help of non-surgical aids to help children with basic day-to-day functions. These aids include:
A comprehensive evaluation by a team of professionals at Boston Children’s will help determine a therapeutic treatment plan that supports the individual needs and goals of your child. Our doctors will work with your child’s local pediatrician to develop the best plan for ongoing, therapeutic treatment possible. This plan may include:
For an appointment, more information or to obtain a second opinion for your child, please call us at 617-355-6021 or request an appointment online.
For families residing outside of the United States, please call Boston Children's International Health Services at 1-617-355-5209.
We are grateful to have been ranked #1 on U.S. News & World Report's list of the best children's hospitals in the nation for the third year in a row, an honor we could not have achieved without the patients and families who inspire us to do our very best for them. Thanks to you, Boston Children's is a place where we can write the greatest children's stories ever told.”