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Cerebral Palsy Parent: Childhood Osteoporosis

Although most often associated with aging, osteoporosis is a common complication of cerebral palsy, beginning in childhood. Although there is no cure, there are ways to prevent or minimize the effects of osteoporosis, or even improve bone health. The first important step in minimizing the effects of osteoporosis is diagnosis. Children with limited range of motion (like many children with CP) are not able to move their limbs consistently enough on their own to counteract the effects of osteoporosis. To find out how help your child minimize the effects of osteoporosis, read Cerebral Palsy and Childhood Osteoporosis.

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