Ángela Benítez-Feliponi

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OBJECTIVE This study investigated whether torticollis (congenital or acquired) in infants with plagiocephaly affects the achievement of specific gross motor milestones. METHODS A total of 175 infants affected by plagiocephaly with or without torticollis were recruited and included in this prospective trial. Anthropometric and clinical variables were(More)
The objective of this study was to determine whether an exercise intervention using a pedal exerciser is able to reduce disability in frail older patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) during hospitalization due to an acute exacerbation. This study was a randomized, single-blind clinical trial. Fifty-eight frail older patients admitted(More)
AIM The objective of the study was to assess posture, muscle flexibility and balance in children aged 3-5 years old with a history of nonsynostotic plagiocephaly. METHODS Fifty-two children with previous history of plagiocephaly were evaluated, along with 52 control subjects matched for age, sex, height, weight and physical activity. The outcome measures(More)
BACKGROUND Raising a child diagnosed with infantile cerebral palsy is a challenge for families and causes many changes in their lifestyle. When the diagnosis is unexpected, feelings related to loss and hard-to-manage emotions such as uncertainty and bewilderment can arise. OBJECTIVE To identify how feelings of loss are structured in fathers and mothers of(More)
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