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How do I manage cerebral palsy on a daily basis?

One major frustration of cerebral palsy is difficulty controlling muscles for everyday tasks, such as speech and walking. Someone with cerebral palsy may need therapy to improve these tasks. Seizures associated with cerebral palsy can be controlled with medication. Medication can also help relieve muscle stiffness and pain, so speak with your doctor about the best options for you.

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