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Cerebral Palsy

Infantile cerebral paralysis (or Cerebral Palsy)

Cerebral Palsy is a group of diseases caused by disorders of the central nervous system. The cause of cerebral palsy can become either damage of one or more parts of the brain during fetal development or during (or after) birth or in infancy.

It is necessary to take into account that there are many causes of pathologies and it is often difficult to determine the exact cause. Only the specialist can diagnose cerebral palsy, the treatment of which should be started at the moment of the pathology formation. One shouldn it also mix the terms «cerebral palsy» and «infantile paralysis». Infantile paralysis — is obsolete designation of the consequences of epidemic poliomyelitis.


Cerebral palsy requires complex approach to the treatment. It is important to connect orthopedic exercises, gymnastics, massage, and many other methods. A significant role in the rehabilitation of infantile paralysis takes up animal therapy. The course of dolphin therapy will make the treatment of pathologies more efficient and effective. Dolphin therapy with children, who have the disease of cerebral palsy, has a positive effect on psycho-emotional sphere, and physical activity. During the course of the dolphin therapy significant changes in the clinical picture of the disease of the children of all age groups are clearly seen. Dolphin therapy activates the brain function, the children become more open to learning as well as to other methods of therapy, and their habits of social interaction are being formed.

To correct the serious problem, as cerebral palsy it is necessary to take two courses 10-15 forty-minute lessons each. In order to fix the result sessions should be repeated at least once a year.

To learn more about the dolphin therapy, please visit the cultural and recreational complex «Nemo» web-site.