Cerebral palsy in adult patients: constraint-induced movement therapy is effective to reverse the nonuse of the affected upper limb

Cerebral palsy in adult patients: constraint-induced movement therapy is effective to reverse the nonuse of the affected upper limb

Alternative title A eficácia da terapia por contensão induzida em pacientes adultos com paralisia cerebral
Author Oliveira, Ana Cecilia P. Google Scholar
Freitas, Camila de Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Eras-Garcia, Rafael Google Scholar
Matuti, Gabriela S. Google Scholar
Santos, Juliana F. Google Scholar
Oliveira, Clarissa B. Google Scholar
Abstract Objective: To determine if the original protocol of Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy (CIMT), is adequate to reverse the nonuse of the affected upper limb (AUL) in patients with Cerebral Palsy (CP) in adulthood. Method: The study included 10 patients diagnosed with CP hemiparesis had attended the adult protocol CIMT, from January/August 2009/2014. Results: Average age 24.6 (SD 9.44)

MAL average pretreatment How Often (HO) = 0.72 and How Well (HW) = 0.68 and post-treatment HO = 3.77 and HW = 3.60 (p <= 0.001) and pretreatment WM FT average = 21.03 and post-treatment average = 18.91 (p = 0.350). Conclusion: The constraint-induced movement therapy is effective to reverse the nonuse learn of the AUL in adult patients with CP.
Keywords Cerebral Palsy
Adult
Constraint-Induced Movement TherapyRandomized Controlled-Trial
Brazilian Version
Children
Language English
Date 2016
Published in Arquivos De Neuro-Psiquiatria. Sao paulo sp, v. 74, n. 1, p. 18-21, 2016.
ISSN 0004-282X (Sherpa/Romeo, impact factor)
Publisher Assoc arquivos neuro- psiquiatria
Extent 18-21
Origin http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/0004-282X20150195
Access rights Open access Open Access
Type Article
Web of Science ID WOS:000370114600005
SciELO ID S0004-282X2016000100018 (statistics in SciELO)
URI http://repositorio.unifesp.br/handle/11600/49613

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