Cerebral palsy (CP) is a group of disorders that affect a person’s ability to move and maintain balance and posture. CP is the most common motor disability in childhood. Cerebral Palsy
The symptoms of CP vary from person to person. A person with severe CP might need to use special equipment to be able to walk, or might not be able to walk at all and might need lifelong care. A person with mild CP, on the other hand, might walk a little awkwardly, but might not need any special help.
All people with CP have problems with movement and posture. Many also have related conditions such as intellectual disability; seizures; problems with vision, hearing or speech; changes in the spine (such as scoliosis); or joint problems (such as contractures).
TMS may be an effective alternative safe management approach for treating CP patients by improving their motor activity by reducing muscle spasticity and in facilitating motor memory and learning functions.
TMS has been cleared by the FDA in the treatment of drug-resistant depression, it may also be used off-label for other Neurological and Psychiatric disorders like Cerebral palsy etc.