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 CASE REPORT
Year : 2011  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 29-31

Upper extremity constraint-induced movement therapy in infantile hemiplegia


Department of Physiotherapy, Sikkim Manipal Institute of Medical Sciences, Tadong, Gangtok, East Sikkim, India

Correspondence Address:
Selvam Ramachandran
Department of Physiotherapy, Sikkim Manipal Institute of Medical Sciences, 5th Mile, Tadong, Gangtok, East Sikkim - 737 102
India
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DOI: 10.4103/1817-1745.84403

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Infantile hemiplegia is one of the clinical forms of cerebral palsy that refers to impaired motor function of one half of the body owing to contralateral brain damage due to prenatal, perinatal and postnatal causes amongst which vascular lesion is the most common causative factor. We report here the effects of constraint-induced movement therapy in a five-year-old female child with infantile hemiplegia on improvement of upper extremity motor skills.






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