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Volume:2 Issue:6 Number:3 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #4932
Ace Report Cover Pediatric Orthopaedics

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

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Combining strength training and botulinum neurotoxin intervention in children with cerebral palsy: the impact on muscle morphology and strength

Disabil Rehabil. 2013 Apr;35(7):596-605. doi: 10.3109/09638288.2012.711898. Epub 2012 Aug 28.

Contributing Authors: SA Williams C Elliott J Valentine A Gubbay P Shipman S Reid

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Synopsis

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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