Day: November 4, 2017

Cerebral Palsy (CP)

Definition of Cerebral Palsy While Cerebral Palsy (pronounced seh-ree-brel pawl-zee) is a blanket term commonly referred to as “CP” and described by loss or impairment of motor function, Cerebral Palsy is actually caused by brain damage. The brain damage is caused by brain injury or abnormal development of the brain that occurs while a child’s …

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS)

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) noun, Pathology. A common disorder of Carpal tunnel syndrome is the wrist is characterized by pain, tingling, and muscular weakness, caused by pressure on the median nerve in the wrist area and often associated with trauma, rheumatoid arthritis, or edema of pregnancy.     Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a medical condition due to compression of the median nerve as it travels through the wrist at the carpal tunnel. The main symptoms are a pain, numbness, and tingling, in the thumb, index finger, middle finger, and the thumb side of …

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