• Effect of Segmental Trunk Support on Posture and Reaching in Children With Cerebral Palsy

    30 days ago - By Pediatric Physical Therapy

    Purpose:
    To test the effects of segmental trunk support on seated postural and reaching control in children with cerebral palsy.
    Methods:
    Seventeen children (age range 2-15 y, Gross Motor Function Classification System levels III-V) were classified with the Segmental Assessment of Trunk Control into mild (complete trunk control/lower lumbar deficits), moderate , and severe. Postural and arm kinematics were measured while reaching with trunk support at axillae, mid-ribs, or pelvis.
    Results:
    Children in the mild group did not display changes in posture or reaching across conditions. The...
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  • Update of the Core Set of Exercise Tests for Children and Adolescents With Cerebral Palsy

    Update of the Core Set of Exercise Tests for Children and Adolescents With Cerebral Palsy

    30 days ago - By Pediatric Physical Therapy

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