A Prospective Case-Control Study of Radial Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy for Spastic Plantar Flexor Muscles in Very Young Children With Cerebral Palsy

@inproceedings{Wang2016APC,
  title={A Prospective Case-Control Study of Radial Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy for Spastic Plantar Flexor Muscles in Very Young Children With Cerebral Palsy},
  author={Tiantian Wang and Lin Du and Ling Shan and Hanyu Dong and Junyan Feng and Maren Christine Kiessling and Nicholas B. Angstman and Christoph Schmitz and Feiyong Jia},
  booktitle={Medicine},
  year={2016}
}
To assess the effects of radial extracorporeal shock wave therapy (rESWT) on plantar flexor muscle spasticity and gross motor function in very young patients with cerebral palsy (CP).The design was case-control study (level of evidence 3).The setting was the Department of Pediatric Neurology and Neurorehabilitation, First Hospital of Jilin University, Changchun, China.Those with a diagnosis of CP and spastic plantar flexor muscles were recruited between April 2014 and April 2015.According to… CONTINUE READING