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Many parents of disabled children would like to know what spasticity exactly is and what the causes of their child’s limbs rigidity are. Let’s have a look at the factors that are responsible for this disbalance of muscle tone. Traditional approach links it to a malfunction of the brain and spinal cord. ABR looks at it in a broader way, not only muscle-related, and consequently plays an important role not only in reducing, but also treating, spasticity.   What is spasticity, exactly? Spasticity can be explained as involuntary and velocity-dependent muscle tone that hinder normal movement. Theories pointing the brain as the only responsible

Read the original article here. Glengormley mum on "shocking improvements" that have given daughter a better quality of life The seven-year-old is now able to sing due to improvements made thanks to ABR therapy [caption id="attachment_20092" align="alignnone" width="300"] Aoibheann (right) with one of her younger sisters[/caption] A Glengormley mum has spoken of the treatment that's giving her young daughter more freedom. Aoibheann O'Connor, who turns eight next week, was born prematurely at 28 weeks and developed hydrocephalus and cerebral palsy due to a brain hemorrhage shortly after birth. She was previously unable to sit or walk unaided as a toddler, but now, thanks to treatment she

Cerebral Palsy CP is used as an umbrella term.  Below is an explanation and a further insight into what CP is and what causes it.  We also explain how it can affect the body and the important role ABR can play to treat CP.   What is Cerebral Palsy, or CP? Cerebral Palsy is a disorder that affects all postural and movement abilities. It is caused by damage to the brain that translates into postural and muscular issues (floppiness or rigidity of the limbs), etc. According to the classic medical world there are 4 types of cerebral palsy: Spastic cerebral palsy Dyskinetic cerebral palsy Ataxic