A review of the effectiveness of lower limb orthoses used in cerebral palsy

Roy Bowers, Karyn Ross, ISPO (Funder)

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    Abstract

    To produce this review, a systematic literature search was conducted for relevant articles published in the period between the date of the previous ISPO consensus conference report on cerebral palsy (1994) and April 2008. The search terms were 'cerebral and pals* (palsy, palsies), 'hemiplegia', 'diplegia', 'orthos*' (orthoses, orthosis) orthot* (orthotic, orthotics), brace or AFO.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationRecent Developments in Healthcare for Cerebral Palsy: Implications and Opportunities for Orthotics
    Pages235-297
    Number of pages62
    Publication statusPublished - 2009

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    Keywords

    • cerebral palsy
    • ankle-foot orthosis
    • consensus
    • bioengineering
    • prosthetics
    • orthotics

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    Bowers, R., Ross, K., & ISPO (Funder) (2009). A review of the effectiveness of lower limb orthoses used in cerebral palsy. In Recent Developments in Healthcare for Cerebral Palsy: Implications and Opportunities for Orthotics (pp. 235-297)