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Cerebral Motor Deficits

Cerebral Motor Deficits Program

The Cerebral Motor Deficits Program provides services to children and teenagers who are diagnosed with cerebral motor deficits.


Cerebral motor deficits are characterized by a movement disorders and permanent non-evolutive postural disorders. There can be various causes that are generally associated to a brain injury or a brain abnormality. This injury leads frequently te a secondary affectation of the musculoskeletal system such as muscle weakness, retractions and deformities which can be associated te sensitive, cognitive, perception, communication, behaviour problems and also epilepsy.

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Updated on 3/20/2015
Created on 9/18/2014
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The CHU Sainte-Justine Foundation’s Mélio Fund – formerly the Fondation Mélio – is an essential pillar of support for the centre of excellence in musculoskeletal disorders and in rehabilitation medicine. It is dedicated to providing ongoing and indispensable support for the 5,000 children with locomotor or speech impairments being cared for at the Marie Enfant Rehabilitation Centre (CRME).


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