If more than one of the above issues persists, this can impact an individual’s overall well-being as an adult. However, cerebral palsy is not thought to be a life-threatening condition on its own. Symptoms of CP can be managed through various forms of therapy, alternative treatment methods or surgery. Cerebral Palsy and Premature Aging.
Sep 24, · Thanks to advances in treatment, children with cerebral palsy are growing up to live fulfilling, long lives. Although adult cerebral palsy can present some unique challenges, there are many Author: Kimberly Holland.
Individuals with CP may have pain that can be acute or chronic, and is experienced most commonly in the hips, knees, ankles, and the upper and lower back. Individuals with spastic CP may have an increased number of painful sites and worse pain than those with other types of cerebral palsy.