If this article sounds similar to a recent experience that you or a loved one have suffered from, please don't hesitate to contact us online or call 859-578-4444 to schedule a free consultation!\r\n\r\nCerebral Palsy Treatment is a Lifelong Endeavor for Ohio & Kentucky Families\r\nCerebral Palsy.\r\nThose two words changed your life forever. As soon as you heard your child\u2019s diagnosis, your world may have felt like it was spinning out of control. Questions started rushing into your mind \u2013 what will this mean for my child\u2019s future? Are there any treatments for cerebral palsy? How will my family afford the medical care?\r\nEach year, nearly 10,000 babies in the United States will develop cerebral palsy.\r\nCerebral palsy is a medical condition that affects muscle control. While cerebral palsy does not yet have a cure, there are treatment options available to improve your child\u2019s capabilities. These treatments should help your child function at the best possible level.\r\n\r\nThere are various treatment options for cerebral palsy.\r\nAs with many conditions, there isn\u2019t a standard treatment or therapy, as each cerebral palsy case is unique. A one-size-fits-all approach doesn\u2019t exist when it comes to treating cerebral palsy patients. Therefore, treatment programs will be tailored to meet your child\u2019s specific needs.\r\nIt is important that you talk with your child\u2019s doctor about these treatment options and the goal of each one. Since there are a numerous treatments available, the following list is merely a sample:\r\n\r\n \tSpecial braces to assist with muscle imbalance\r\n \tAnti-seizure medication\r\n \tTherapeutic exercise program\r\n \tPsychological counseling\r\n \tSpeech therapy\r\n \tBehavioral therapy\r\n\r\nPaying for medical care can be overwhelming.\r\nTreatment for cerebral palsy is not cheap. The doctor visits, physical therapy sessions, counseling appointments and medications can add up quickly. While you want to do what is best for your child, you may be worried about how you will afford the costs.\r\nSadly, cerebral palsy is sometimes the result of a medical mistake or doctor error. In these types of circumstances, the negligent medical provider may be held liable. If you believe your child developed cerebral palsy from a birth injury, you may be able to recover damages, which would include medical expenses. For more information, contact an experienced\u00a0Kentucky birth injury attorney\u00a0at the Law Office of Schachter, Hendy & Johnson at (859) 578-4444 or (888) 606-5297.\r\nWe have been representing injured victims and their families in Ohio and Kentucky for more than 35 years.