Results and complications of percutaneous pelvic osteotomy and intertrochanteric varus shortening osteotomy in 54 consecutively operated GMFCS level IV and V cerebral palsy patients

ConclusionPPO through a less invasive surgical approach offers a valuable alternative to standard techniques as it gives similar outcome but with less muscle stripping and less time in surgery.Level of evidenceIII.
Source: European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology - Category: Orthopaedics Source Type: research

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Conclusions Stabilization exercises could improve the voluntary activity of transverse abdominal muscle of mothers of children with cerebral palsy.
Source: American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - Category: Rehabilitation Tags: Original Research Articles Source Type: research
Pain is a common problem for individuals with cerebral palsy (CP). In Sweden, 95% of children and adolescents with CP are followed in a national follow-up programme (CPUP), which includes data on pain. The pur...
Source: BMC Neurology - Category: Neurology Authors: Tags: Research article Source Type: research
Condition:   Cerebral Palsy Intervention:   Other: Co-created intervention Sponsors:   Sykehuset Telemark;   Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare;   IWK Health Centre;   The Hospital of Vestfold;   University of Oslo;   Oslo University Hospital;   University of Minnesota;   Örebro University;   Dalhousie University Not yet recruiting
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ConclusionsInterventions that help parents of youth with chronic pain learn to accept uncomfortable emotions and engage in valued action may help support better parent mental health.
Source: Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
ConclusionsStandard non-invasive brain stimulation paradigms are safe and well-tolerated in children and should be considered minimal risk. Advancement of applications in the developing brain are warranted.
Source: Brain Stimulation - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
This study was part of ESPaCe, a national survey aimed at documenting the views of individuals with cerebral palsy and their families regarding MR services via a questionnaire, developed by a multidisciplinary group. The ESPaCe questionnaire included the Client Satisfaction Questionnaire (CSQ-8), whose total score was the primary outcome of this study. Survey participation was promoted nation-wide. The questionnaire could be completed by the person with cerebral palsy or their main carer. Analysis included the description of determinants across CSQ-8 quartiles and generalised linear modelling of the CSQ-8 score.ResultsFrom...
Source: Annals of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine - Category: Rehabilitation Source Type: research
ConclusionAdults with spastic diplegic CP who received their first orthopaedic intervention more than 15  years ago (based on ISA) showed similar incidence of spinal deformities as reported in the younger CP population, suggesting stability of spinal curvature into adulthood.Graphic abstractThese slides can be retrieved under Electronic Supplementary Material.
Source: European Spine Journal - Category: Orthopaedics Source Type: research
This article discusses the history of adaptive sports and the benefits of adaptive sports and recreation. Barriers and medical challenges are also thoroughly discussed, including common musculoskeletal issues, methods to prevent musculoskeletal injury, pain, fatigue, maximal exertion, and other medical comorbidities and illness. The role of health care providers such as physiatrists is emphasized to provide support to individuals with CP who either are interested in starting exercise or a sport or are already an athlete. PMID: 31760987 [PubMed - in process]
Source: The Medical Clinics of North America - Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am Source Type: research
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