• Effects of Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy on Gait, Balance, and Functional Locomotor Mobility

    2 monthes ago - By Pediatric Physical Therapy

    Purpose:
    This study reports the secondary effects of a constraint-induced movement therapy protocol on spatial temporal parameters of gait, balance, and functional locomotor mobility in children with cerebral palsy.
    Methods:
    Sixteen children participated in a 3-week CIMT program. Participants were tested on the first and last day of the CIMT program using the Standardized Walking Obstacle Course , the Pediatric Balance Scale and the GAITRite Gold system (CIR Systems, Inc, Havertown, Pennsylvania).
    Results:
    Wilcoxon signed rank tests were used on all pre- and posttests. Only the spatial...
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