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Volume:9 Issue:12 Number:35 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #12655
Ace Report Cover Pediatric Orthopaedics

Improvement in Sitting Motor Function with Hippotherapy Simulation & Physio vs Physio Alone for CP


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OrthoEvidence. Improvement in Sitting Motor Function with Hippotherapy Simulation & Physio vs Physio Alone for CP. ACE Report. 2020;9(12):35. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/12655

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Effects of horse riding simulator on sitting motor function in children with spastic cerebral palsy.

Physiother Res Int. 2020 Oct;25(4):e1870

Contributing Authors: H Chinniah M Natarajan R Ramanathan JWF Ambrose

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Synopsis

Forty children clinically diagnosed with spastic diplegia cerebral palsy were randomized to receive hippotherapy via a horse riding stimulator (HRS) plus with conventional physiotherapy or conventional physiotherapy alone for 12 weeks. The outcome of interest included sitting motor function, evaluated using the Gross Motor Function Measure (GMFM)-88 at baseline, 4, 8, and 12 weeks. Results reveale...

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