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>Journals >Revista Mexicana de Ortopedia Pediátrica >Year 2016, Issue 1


Vidal RCA, Calzada VVC, Morales PMG, Iturbide SP
Treatment of patients with infantile cerebral palsy according to the analysis of gait and posture
Rev Mex Ortop Ped 2016; 18 (1)

Language: Español
References: 18
Page: 46-50
PDF: 221.80 Kb.


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ABSTRACT

Cerebral palsy is a group of chronic conditions affecting body movement and muscle coordination. In cerebral palsy, one of the most disabling problems is the deterioration of gait, which is clinically manifested by reduced speed and endurance, as well as affecting the stride length and modifying the patient’s balance. Therefore, it is essential to know the different types of gait according to the topographic characteristics of the lesion in each patient, with the purpose to provide in each of them, the best possible treatment.


Key words: Cerebral palsy, gait, hemiplegia, diplegia, treatment.


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