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CP and osteoarthritis

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lissypie
lissypie Community member Posts: 4 Listener
edited May 2017 in Cerebral palsy
my daughter has mild cerebral palsy and autism she also has enlarged lateral brain ventricles and has a learning disability she is now 31 and has recently been diagnosed with osteoathritis  seems to be one thing after another  with her at the moment is it common for adults with CP to develop osteoarthritis 

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  • Stayce
    Stayce Community member, CP Network Posts: 846 Pioneering
    edited January 2018
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    Hi lissypie

    It can be possible yes due to greater wear and tear occurring as a result of Cerebral Palsy. You might find this fact sheet by capability Scotland on CP and aging

    http://www.capability-scotland.org.uk/media/57670/ageing_12.pdf

    Hope this helps
    Best wishes 
  • Stayce
    Stayce Community member, CP Network Posts: 846 Pioneering
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    Sorry link is a PDF so might not load using the above hyperlink- if you google "cerebral palsy and aging capability Scotland" you will be able download the fact sheet
    Best
  • lissypie
    lissypie Community member Posts: 4 Listener
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    Thank you for your reply have had a look and he seems to be connected
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