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Volume:3 Issue:11 Number:81 ISSN#:2563-5476
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ACE Report #6799
Ace Report Cover Physical Therapy & Rehab

Home-based constraint induced therapy efficacious for unilateral cerebral palsy


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OrthoEvidence. Home-based constraint induced therapy efficacious for unilateral cerebral palsy. ACE Report. 2014;3(11):81. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/6799

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

Improvement of upper extremity motor control and function after home-based constraint induced therapy in children with unilateral cerebral palsy: immediate and long-term effects

Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2014 Aug;95(8):1423-32. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2014.03.025. Epub 2014 Apr 14.

Contributing Authors: HC Chen CL Chen LJ Kang CY Wu FC Chen WH Hong

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Synopsis

45 children aged 6-12 years with a diagnosis of congenital unilateral spastic cerebral palsy (CP) were randomized to either receive home-based constraint induced therapy (CIT) or traditional rehabilitation therapy. The purpose of this study was to examine and compare the neuromotor control strategies underlying functional improvement. Results indicated that although PDMS-2 grasping subscale, subt...

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