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Mollii - Personalized Suit for Treatment of Spasticity, GFMCS 3-5

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Summary

The objective of this study was to examine the effect on spasticity and function of multifocal transcutaneous electrical stimulation incorporated in a 2-piece (Mollii) suit.

Description

In this prospective cohort study, the participants (children with predominantly spastic CP, GFMCS 3-5) wore the suit for 1 hour every second day for 24 weeks. The investigators evaluated level of spasticity using the modified Ashworth scale (MAS) and other related measures before initiation, after 4, 12, and 24 weeks. Two motor related smart goals were defined and evaluated by the goal attainment scale (GAS). GMFM-66 and posture and postural ability scale (PPAS) were performed.

Study Design

Conditions

Spastic Cerebral Palsy

Intervention

TENS incorporated into the Mollii suit

Location

hospital of Hvidovre
Hvidovre
Denmark
2650

Status

Completed

Source

Hvidovre University Hospital

Results (where available)

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