What are Various Cerebral Palsy Symptoms?

Recognizing the symptoms of Cerebral Palsy is important, as is seeking medical care as soon as possible if you suspect that your child may be suffering from any symptom associated with this very serious birth injury. At Pacific Attorney Group, we represent families throughout LA who are suffering because a doctor or any other medical professional acted negligently and caused brain trauma that resulted in Cerebral Palsy. We offer a free attorney consultation to help you get more information about your legal rights and your options.

Symptoms of Cerebral Palsy may vary depending on the type and severity of the condition. In most cases, symptoms will present themselves before age two. In some severe cases, however, they may appear as early as three months.

Erb's Palsy
Cerebral Palsy

Following are some of the symptoms associated with Cerebral Palsy:

  • Increased muscle tone (spasticity)
  • Abnormal movement or sensation
  • Developmental delays
  • Difficulty with bottle or breastfeeding
  • Irregular breathing
  • Learning disabilities
  • Decreased intelligence
  • Limited range of motion
  • Partial or total paralysis
  • Problems with speech or vision
  • Seizures
  • Excessive drooling
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Vomiting
  • Constipation

Pacific Attorney Group Can Help You

If you have observed these symptoms in your child, it is highly recommended that you seek medical care and testing for Cerebral Palsy as soon as possible. We also highly recommend that you talk to a Birth Injury Attorney about the situation, as your child’s injuries may have been caused by negligence and you therefore may be able to seek financial compensation for medical care, therapy, and continued treatment and assistance for your child.