A new international clinical practice guide provides 13 recommendations for interventions to improve physical function for children with cerebral palsy. The recommendations, which are published in Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, were developed by an expert panel, with input from additional experts and from affected patients and their families.
The guide notes that therapies should consider patient-chosen goals, provide support to empower families, and be based on a team approach. The guide also provides specific recommendations to improve walking ability, hand use, self-care and leisure.
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