Management of foot deformity in cerebral palsy Andrzej Barczyński, Mirosław Pasierbek, Tadeusz S. Gaździk, Zygmunt Klosa Ortop Traumatol Rehabil 2002; 4(1):21-26 ICID: 492850
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Treatment of patients with cerebral palsy need particular management: diagnostics, early interventions, programme of functional estimations, rehabilitation, therapy with conservative methods (injections of botulin toxin, immobilizing cast) and surgical methods. Correction of foot deformations is only one part of general process of treatment, which target is usually equalization strength between antagonistic muscle groups, what influences on improvement of locomotion, enlargement of range joint mobility, diminution of pain and making possible orthopedic supplies. In 1997-2001 we treated 58 children with foot deformation in cerebral palsy. One talk overed mechanism of deformation and management in dependences from type, degree of deformation, and age of patient.
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