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Cerebral Palsy Publications

Written by some of the leading experts in the field of cerebral palsy research, articles published in these Journals and specialized publications are uniquely tailored to very specific issues that arise in the various fields of cerebral palsy research and treatment.

Publications about Cerebral Palsy Treatments

Modified constraint-induced movement therapy or bimanual occupational therapy following injection of Botulinum toxin-A to improve bimanual performance in young children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy: a randomised controlled trial methods paper

Published: July 5, 2010 by BMC Neurology, Volume 10
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Practice parameter: pharmacologic treatment of spasticity in children and adolescents with cerebral palsy (an evidence-based review): report of the Quality Standards Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology and the Practice Committee of the Child Neurology Society

Published: January 26, 2010 by American Academy of Neurology, Volume 74, page(s) 336-343
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Can strength training predictably improve gait kinematics? A pilot study on the effects of hip and knee extensor strengthening on lower-extremity alignment in cerebral palsy

Published: December 18, 2009 by Physical Therapy, Volume 90, page(s) 269-279
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Publications about Cerebral Palsy Research

LEARN 2 MOVE 2-3: a randomized controlled trial on the efficacy of child-focused intervention and context-focused intervention in preschool children with cerebral palsy

Published: November 8, 2010 by BMC Pediatrics, Volume 10
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Learn 2 Move 16-24: effectiveness of an intervention to stimulate physical activity and improve physical fitness of adolescents and young adults with spastic cerebral palsy; a randomized controlled trial

Published: November 5, 2010 by BMC Pediatrics, Volume 10
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LEARN 2 MOVE 0-2 years: effects of a new intervention program in infants at very high risk for cerebral palsy; a randomized controlled trial

Published: November 2, 2010 by BMC Pediatrics, Volume 10
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Publications for Parents and Families

Publications about Botulinum and Cerebral Palsy

Does motor performance matter in botulinum toxin efficacy for drooling?

Published: August 1, 2011 by Pediatric Neurology,, Volume 45, issue 2 (August, 2011),, page(s) 95-99
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No change in calf muscle passive stiffness after botulinum toxin injection in children with cerebral palsy.

Published: May 16, 2011 by Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, Volume 53, Issue 6,, page(s) 553–558
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Determining the technical and clinical factors associated with pain for children undergoing botulinum toxin injections under nitrous oxide and anesthetic cream.

Published: by Eur J Paediatr Neurol., Volume 15, Issue 4, page(s) 310-315
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Effective results with botulinum toxin in cerebral palsy.

Published: December 7, 2010 by Pediatr Neurol., Volume 44, Issue 5, page(s) 357-63.
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Botulinum toxin a injection into calf muscles for treatment of spastic equinus in cerebral palsy: a controlled trial comparing sonography and electric stimulation-guided injection techniques: a preliminary report.

Published: April 1, 2010 by Am J Phys Med Rehabil, 89(4), page(s) 279-86
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Botulinum toxin, physical and occupational therapy, and neuromuscular electrical stimulation to treat spastic upper limb of children with cerebral palsy: a pilot study.

Published: March 17, 2010 by Artificial Organs, Volume 34, Issue 3, page(s) 230–234
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Determinants of responsiveness to botulinum toxin, casting, and bracing in the treatment of spastic equinus in children with cerebral palsy.

Published: by "Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology ", Volume 52, Issue 2, page(s) 186–193
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Outcome measures used in studies of botulinum toxin in childhood cerebral palsy: a systematic review.

Published: October 6, 2009 by J Child Neurol, 25, page(s) 721-727
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Botulinum toxin in cerebral child palsy.

Published: July 1, 2009 by Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol., 22(3 Suppl), page(s) 9-11
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Publications on Occupational Therapy for Cerebral Palsy

Effectual points of view in occupational health management for persons with cerebral palsy –interventional case approach in VDT work

Published: March 1, 2011 by Industrial Health, Vol. 49 (2011) , No. 3, page(s) 297-310
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A multivariate model of determinants of change in gross-motor abilities and engagement in self-care and play of young children with cerebral palsy.

Published: September 21, 2010 by Phys Occup Ther Pediatr, Vol. 31, No. 2, page(s) 150-168
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Clinicians’ caseload management behaviours as explanatory factors in patients’ length of time on caseloads: a predictive multilevel study in paediatric community occupational therapy.

Published: August 23, 2010 by BMC Health Services Research, Volume 10
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Publications about Orthosis for Cerebral Palsy

Can an ankle-foot orthosis change hearts and minds?

Published: March 1, 2011 by Journal of Surgical Orthopaedic Advances, Volume 20, Number 1, page(s) 8-18
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The efficacy of the floor-reaction ankle-foot orthosis in children with cerebral palsy

Published: October 1, 2009 by Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, Volume 91, Number 10, page(s) 2440-2447
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A pneumatic power harvesting ankle-foot orthosis to prevent foot-drop

Published: June 16, 2009 by Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation, page(s) Volume 6
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Orthotic management in cerebral palsy

Published: March 1, 2009 by Acta Orthopaedica et Traumatologica Turcica, Volume 43, Number 2, page(s) 165-172
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Indications for orthoses to improve gait in children with cerebral palsy

Published: March 1, 2007 by Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Volume 15, Number 3, page(s) 178-188
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Effectiveness of upper and lower limb casting and orthoses in children with cerebral palsy: an overview of review articles

Published: January 1, 2006 by American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Volume 85, Number 1, page(s) 89-103
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Orthotics and cerebral palsy. Established treatments and trends in orthopaedic devices for patients with cerebral palsy

Published: October 1, 2004 by Der Orthopäde, Volume 33, Number 10, page(s) 1173-1182
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Influence of orthopaedic-technical aid on the kinematics and kinetics of the knee joint of patients with neuro-orthopaedic diseases

Published: June 1, 2004 by Brain and Development, Volume 26, Number 4, page(s) 219-226
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Dynamic ankle-foot orthoses as a part of treatment in children with spastic diplegia–parents’ perceptions.

Published: January 1, 2003 by Physiotherapy Research International, Volume 8, Issue 2, page(s) 59-68
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The effect of botulinum toxin type A and a variable hip abduction orthosis on gross motor function: a randomized controlled trial.

Published: December 21, 2001 by European Journal of Neurology, Volume 8, Issue Supplement s5, page(s) 109-119
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A series of case studies on the effect of a midfoot control ankle foot orthosis in the prevention of unresolved pressure areas in children with cerebral palsy.

Published: December 1, 2001 by Prosthetics and Orthotics International, Volume 25, Issue 3, page(s) 246-250
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Energy expenditure of diplegic ambulation using flexible plastic ankle foot orthoses.

Published: January 1, 2000 by Bulletin (Hospital for Joint Diseases (New York, N.Y.)), Volume 59, Issue 2, page(s) 76-80
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Impact of orthoses on the rate of scoliosis progression in children with cerebral palsy

Published: May 1, 1996 by Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Volume 16, Number 3, page(s) 332-335
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Publications about Physical Therapy and Cerebral Palsy

Children’s and parents’ beliefs regarding the value of walking: rehabilitation implications for children with cerebral palsy

Published: June 22, 2011 by Child Care Health Dev.
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The Cerebral Palsy Research Registry: Development and Progress Toward National Collaboration in the United States

Published: June 15, 2011 by J Child Neurol.
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Center-of-pressure movements during equine-assisted activities

Published: March 30, 2011 by Am J Occupational Therapy, Volume 65, Issue 2, page(s) 211-216
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Modified Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy combined with Bimanual Training (mCIMT–BiT) in children with unilateral spastic cerebral palsy: How are improvements in arm-hand use established?

Published: February 1, 2011 by Research in Developmental Disabilities, Volume 32, Issue 1, page(s) 271-279
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Effects of constraint-induced movement therapy on neurogenesis and functional recovery after early hypoxic-ischemic injury in mice.

Published: January 14, 2011 by Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, Volume 53, Issue 4, page(s) 327-333
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LEARN 2 MOVE 2-3: a randomized controlled trial on the efficacy of child-focused intervention and context-focused intervention in preschool children with cerebral palsy

Published: November 8, 2010 by BMC Pediatrics, Volume 10
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Learn 2 Move 16-24: effectiveness of an intervention to stimulate physical activity and improve physical fitness of adolescents and young adults with spastic cerebral palsy; a randomized controlled trial

Published: November 5, 2010 by BMC Pediatrics, Volume 10
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LEARN 2 MOVE 0-2 years: effects of a new intervention program in infants at very high risk for cerebral palsy; a randomized controlled trial

Published: November 2, 2010 by BMC Pediatrics, Volume 10
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Robotic-assisted treadmill therapy improves walking and standing performance in children and adolescents with cerebral palsy

Published: November 1, 2010 by European Journal of Paediatric Neurology, Volume 14, Issue 6, page(s) 496-502
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A systematic review of common physiotherapy interventions in school-aged children with cerebral palsy

Published: by Physical & Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics, Volume 30, Number 4, page(s) 294-312
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Forced-use, without therapy, in children with hemiplegia: preliminary study of a new approach for the upper limb

Published: September 1, 2010 by Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, 30(6), page(s) 582-587
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Publications about Spasticity and Cerebral Palsy

What are the long-term consequences of botulinum toxin injections in spastic cerebral palsy?

Published: October 20, 2011 by Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, Volume 53, Issue 6, page(s) 485
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Visual feedback of the non-moving limb improves active joint-position sense of the impaired limb in Spastic Hemiparetic Cerebral Palsy

Published: June 1, 2011 by Research in Developmental Disabilities, Volume 32, Issue 3, page(s) 1107-1116
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Classification of topographical pattern of spasticity in cerebral palsy: A registry perspective

Published: May 31, 2011 by Research in Developmental Disabilities
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Does loss of spasticity matter? A 10-year follow-up after selective dorsal rhizotomy in cerebral palsy

Published: May 18, 2011 by Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, Volume 53, Issue 8, page(s) 724-729
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Muscle volume and motor development in spastic cerebral palsy

Published: May 16, 2011 by Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, Volume 53, Issue 6, page(s) 486
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Short- and long-term effects of selective dorsal rhizotomy on gross motor function in ambulatory children with spastic diplegia

Published: by Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics, Volume 7, Number 5, page(s) 557-562
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Pharmacotherapy of spasticity in children with cerebral palsy

Published: by Journal of the Formosan Medical Association, Volume 110, Issue 4, page(s) 215-222
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Hamstring contractures in children with spastic cerebral palsy result from a stiffer extracellular matrix and increased in vivo sarcomere length

Published: March 21, 2011 by The Journal of Physiology, 589(10), page(s) 2625-2639
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Myographic biofeedback training in combination with post-isometric relaxation of spastic muscles in patients with infantile cerebral paralysis

Published: March 1, 2011 by Vopr Kurortol Fizioter Lech Fiz Kult, page(s) 18-21
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Gait analysis may help to distinguish hereditary spastic paraplegia from cerebral palsy

Published: February 16, 2011 by Gait & Posture, Volume 33, Issue 4, page(s) 556-561
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Surgical management of spasticity of the intrinsic muscles of the long fingers in adults after cerebral palsy, 68 operated hands

Published: February 1, 2011 by Chirurgie de la Main, Volume 30, Issue 1, page(s) 46-51
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The contribution of spasticity to the movement disorder of cerebral palsy using pathway analysis: does spasticity matter?

Published: December 3, 2010 by Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, Volume 53, Issue 1, page(s) 7-9
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Sonoelastography contribution in cerebral palsy spasticity treatment assessment, preliminary report: a systematic review of the literature apropos of seven patients

Published: December 1, 2010 by Medical Ultrasonography, Volume 12, Number 4, page(s) 306-310
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Quantitative evaluations of ankle spasticity and stiffness in neurological disorders using manual spasticity evaluator

Published: November 15, 2010 by Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, Volume 48, Number 4, page(s) 473-482
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Management of the knee in spastic diplegia: what is the dose?

Published: October 1, 2010 by Orthopedic Clinics of North America, 41(4), page(s) 561-577
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Developmental profiles of preschool children with spastic diplegic and quadriplegic cerebral palsy

Published: by The Kaohsiung Journal of Medical Sciences, Volume 26, Issue 7, page(s) 341-349
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Multilevel botulinum toxin type a as a treatment for spasticity in children with cerebral palsy: a retrospective study

Published: June 1, 2010 by Clinics (San Paulo), Volume 65, Number 6, page(s) 613-619
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Assessment of absolute knee joint linear and angular velocity in patients with spastic cerebral palsy after operative treatment of lever arm disfunction deformities–prospective study

Published: March 1, 2010 by Chir Narzadow Ruchu Ortop Pol., 75(2), page(s) 92-97
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Practice parameter: pharmacologic treatment of spasticity in children and adolescents with cerebral palsy (an evidence-based review): report of the Quality Standards Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology and the Practice Committee of the Child Neurology Society

Published: January 26, 2010 by American Academy of Neurology, Volume 74, page(s) 336-343
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