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Effect of twister wrap orthosis on foot pressure distribution and balance in diplegic cerebral palsy.

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Summary of "Effect of twister wrap orthosis on foot pressure distribution and balance in diplegic cerebral palsy."

To evaluate the effectiveness of twister wrap orthosis (TWO) on foot pressure distribution and postural balance in children with spastic diplegic cerebral palsy (CP).

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Name: Journal of musculoskeletal & neuronal interactions
ISSN: 1108-7161
Pages: 543-550

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