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Cerebral palsy is a neurological condition that appears in infancy or early childhood and permanently affects body movement and muscle coordination. It is non-progressive, meaning it does not worsen over time, but it cannot be reversed.
Learn about treatment for cerebral palsy at Penn State Children’s Hospital.
ConcussionA concussion is a mild brain injury. It is one of the most common injuries after a fall, crash or blow to the head. A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is when a blow or other type of head injury causes brain damage. The mildest form of TBI is a concussion.
Congenital Heart Defects
The most common type of birth defect, a congenital heart defect is a problem with the structure of the heart that is present at birth.
Learn about treatment for congenital heart defects at Penn State Children’s Hospital.
Cystic fibrosis is a disease that causes thick, sticky mucus to build up in the lungs, digestive tract, and other areas of the body.
Learn about treatment for cystic fibrosis at Penn State Children’s Hospital.