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A Comparative Study of the Effectiveness of Treatment of Contractures With Mechanically Applied Stretch and Heat.

2014-07-23 21:46:26 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This study is looking at new ways to stretch knee contractures in children with cerebral palsy using a specially designed splint.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Cerebral Palsy

Intervention

dynamic splinting, heat pad followed by dynamic splinting

Location

Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic and District Hospital NHS Trust
Oswestry
Shropshire
United Kingdom
SY10 7AG

Status

Recruiting

Source

Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic and District NHS Trust

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:46:26-0400

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