The muscles become rather rigid when CP takes place. It happens as the muscle tone stops being normal and receiving enough fluid. It is especially obvious when a patient has hypertonia as well. That is why the muscles can become extremely tough. Various muscle regulating impairments usually mix in a person who suffers from the cerebral palsy. They begin moving rhythmically. It is hard to predict the causes and consequences as each case is highly individual.
Reflex problems. It becomes difficult to manage even the elementary reflexes associated with the extremities. Those are unintentional movements of hands and legs. While healthy people demonstrate various reflexes, those diagnosed with CP possess an excessive reflex reaction. A regular consequence is a spasticity. The reflexes may function incorrectly or uncommonly in the youngest patients. Some people do not have enough postural and defensive reflexes. It means their lives can be under threat without a good protection.
The patient diagnosed with cerebral palsy feels extra annoyed without a specific reason. In many life situations, the mood of the little kids can change several times per day. However, in case of CP, it is supported by the other signs listed in this article. It happens because of the pain and lack of the corresponding reaction to the external irritators. Other reasons could be insomnia, hunger, colic, and even lack of attention.