Brona C McDowell

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تنلااو سولجلا ىلع زيكلا عم هسفنب صخشلا اهب موقي يتلا ةكرحلا ـُّإ يغامدلا للشلا ىضرـِّ ىكلا ةيكرحلا فئاظولا فينصت ماظن دنتسي ةكرحلاو لاق رخلآ ناكم نم . نوكي نأ دبلا تايوتسـِّا ب زييمتلا نأ وه تايوتسم سمخ نم نوكـِّا فينصتلا ماظن فيرعت دنع يساسلأا انرايعم نإ ةايحلا ـَّ ينعم هل ةيمويلا . ديلا ـَّ ةكوسمم ةيكرح تاودأ ـُّإ ةجاحلاو يفيظولا روصقلا ـُّإ تايوتسـِّا(More)
We have examined the effect of arthrodiastasis on the preservation of the femoral head in older children with Perthes' disease. We carried out a prospective trial in boys over the age of eight years and girls over seven years at the time of the onset of symptoms. The patients had minimal epiphyseal collapse and were compared with a conventionally treated,(More)
CRD summary This review evaluated the efficacy of electrical stimulation in children with cerebral palsy. The authors concluded that the evidence is insufficient to provide conclusive evidence for or against the use of neuromuscular electrical stimulation or threshold electrical stimulation. Despite limitations in the review methodology, the authors'(More)
This study assessed the variability of six goniometric measurements commonly used in the assessment of children with cerebral palsy (CP). Three experienced paediatric physiotherapists recorded three consecutive measurements of six joint ranges from 12 children with spastic CP. A fourth measurement was recorded 1 week later. The order of measurement with(More)
The concurrent validity of a 1 minute walk test at a child's maximum walking speed was assessed in children with bilateral spastic cerebral palsy (BSCP). The distance covered during the 1 minute walk test was compared with the children's gross motor function as assessed by the Gross Motor Function Measure (GMFM). Twenty-four male and 10 female children with(More)
The aim of the study was to establish if a relationship exists between the energy efficiency of gait, and measures of activity limitation, participation restriction, and health status in a representative sample of children with cerebral palsy (CP). Secondary aims were to investigate potential differences between clinical subtypes and gross motor(More)
In this paper, the relationship of the Gait Deviation Index (GDI) to gross motor function and its ability to distinguish between different Gross Motor Function Classification System (GMFCS) levels was determined. A representative sample of 184 ambulant children with CP in GMFCS levels I (n=57), II (n=91), III (n=22) and IV (n=14) were recruited as part of a(More)
BACKGROUND Cerebral palsy (CP) is a chronic condition about which little is known in relation to the long term stability of and factors influencing health. OBJECTIVES To describe the health status of 4-17 year olds with ambulant CP, compare with the general population and identify factors predicting change in health over time. DESIGN A longitudinal,(More)
While there is general clinical consensus that children with Unilateral Spastic Cerebral Palsy (USCP) walk with an increased anterior pelvic tilt and the affected hemipelvis retracted, there is less agreement to observations in the coronal plane. Furthermore, the relationship of 3D pelvic kinematic parameters to the Winters, Gage and Hicks (WGH) hemiplegic(More)
AIM The aim of this study was to use a prospective longitudinal study to describe age-related trends in energy efficiency during gait, activity, and participation in ambulatory children with cerebral palsy (CP). METHOD Gross Motor Function Measure (GMFM), Paediatric Evaluation of Disability Inventory (PEDI), and Lifestyle Assessment Questionnaire-Cerebral(More)