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The Effectiveness of a Dynamic Orthotic and Strapping System on Trunk Postural Control in Gait and Gross Motor Function in Children with Cerebral Palsy

Dissertation, April 2013

Photo Needed Kristiane W. George, PT, PhD, PCS
Department of Physical Therapy
Jane K Sweeney PT, PhD, FAPTA Committee Chair; Sarah Westcott McCoy PT, PhD; Kristie Bjornson, PT, PhD

Experimental research was conducted to evaluate the effectiveness of a dynamic soft orthotic system on the movement patterns of young children with cerebral palsy. Positive changes were noted on motor scores, and parents reported important changes such that they would continue to apply the intervention for use at home and in school after the study had concluded.


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