• Whole-Body Vibration Training Designed to Improve Functional Impairments After Pediatric Inpatient Anticancer Therapy: A Pilot Study

    7 days ago - By Pediatric Physical Therapy

    Purpose:
    To assess a whole-body vibration intervention for children after cancer treatment.
    Methods:
    Eleven children after inpatient anticancer therapy participated in a 12-week supervised WBV intervention, which consisted of one 9- to 13-minute WBV session per week, with 5 to 9 minutes' overall vibration time. Feasibility was defined as the ability to participate in WBV training without reporting adverse events. The number of offered and completed training sessions, program acceptance, and measures of function were assessed.
    Results:
    Nine participants completed the WBV intervention...
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