Cerebral Palsy: Similar muscle strength/spasticity with BoNT-A + strength training
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OrthoEvidence. Cerebral Palsy: Similar muscle strength/spasticity with BoNT-A + strength training . ACE Report. 2013;2(6):3. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/4932
Combining strength training and botulinum neurotoxin intervention in children with cerebral palsy: the impact on muscle morphology and strengthDisabil Rehabil. 2013 Apr;35(7):596-605. doi: 10.3109/09638288.2012.711898. Epub 2012 Aug 28.
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15 children with cerebral palsy were randomized to a 10-week strength training program either pre- or post- a series of Botulinum Toxin Type-A (BoNT-A) injections to evaluate the effects of strength training with BoNT-A treatment on muscle strength. Eight of these children also underwent a 6-month control period, receiving BoNT-A injections only. Results at 6 months indicated that strength trainin...
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