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Constraint-induced Movement Therapy and Hand Arm Bimanual Training in Children With Hemiplegic Cerebral Palsy (CP)

2014-07-23 21:09:57 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The combination of the constraint-induced movement therapy (CIMT) method as a complement to hand arm bimanual training (HABIT) will improve the frequency and quality of cooperative hand use and function in children with hemiplegic CP.

Study Design

Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Cerebral Palsy

Intervention

CIMT+HABIT

Status

Active, not recruiting

Source

Alyn Pediatric & Adolecent Rehabilitation Center

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:09:57-0400

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