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

    8 monthes 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

    8 monthes ago - By Pediatric Physical Therapy

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