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Innovative technologies in medical rehabilitation of patients with cerebral palsy

Background: Rehabilitation games that combine physical therapy exercises with computer games provide all prerequisites for effective motor learning – repeated practice of the same task with the adjusted difficulty level and motivating feedback in the safe environment. The aim: The

Published in 2019, 23 (2) Keywords: , ,

Innovative extension of the educational system for physiotherapy students regarding functional improvement of infants and young children with central nervous system damage

Considering insufficient methodology for optimal mastering of daily activities by a child with cerebral palsy (CP), the key assumptions were presented that should facilitate the achievement of a set goal. They included: subordination of motor improvement to functional requirements (motor

Published in 2019, 23 (2) Keywords: , ,

Changes in gross motor function in patients with cerebral palsy during treatment by the Intensive Neurophysiological Rehabilitation System (the Kozyavkin Method)

Background and aim: Changes in gross motor function during the course of intensive neurophysiological rehabilitation were studied in 61 patients, aged 2-15 years, with spastic forms of cerebral palsy. Methods: All patients were examined before and at the end of

Published in 2019, 23 (1) Keywords: , , ,

Factors affecting adherence to physiotherapy appointments for caregivers of children with cerebral palsy in Kano metropolis

Background: Cerebral palsy (CP) is the most commonly occurring physical disability in childhood. Poor adherence to physiotherapy appointments after discharged is one of the most problematic issue that makes the assessment of progress very difficult for children with CP in

Published in 2017, 21 (2) Keywords: , , ,

Influence of marital discord on compliance to physiotherapy appointment for caregivers of children with cerebral palsy in Kano metropolis (Nigeria)

Background: The involvement of parents in compliance to treatment regime and home program may not be properly achieved where there is marital discord or separation. Despite the high growth of marital conflicts,and high number of children with cerebral palsy, there

Published in 2017, 21 (2) Keywords: , , ,

An Education Program for Prevention of Cerebral Palsy for Pregnant Women Attending Anti-natal Clinics: A descriptive Survey

CP is the commonest and a leading cause of chronic childhood disability, with profound medical, emotional, and economic consequences. The lack of knowledge among pregnant women and mothers of CP children affect their participation in the management of the condition

Published in 20 (1), 2016 Keywords: , , ,

Hippotherapy as a form of physiotherapy support in children with cerebral palsy in the opinion of parents

Hippotherapy is a form of therapy that allows a child to explore the natural world. It gains more and more popularity. It brings very good results in the process of physiotherapy in children with cerebral palsy. It grows very rapidly,

Published in 18 (1) Keywords: , ,

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