Botulinum toxin A versus fixed cast stretching for dynamic calf tightness in cerebral palsy.

@article{Flett1999BotulinumTA,
  title={Botulinum toxin A versus fixed cast stretching for dynamic calf tightness in cerebral palsy.},
  author={Peter John Flett and Lara Stern and H E Waddy and Tim M Connell and John D. Seeger and Sharon K. Gibson},
  journal={Journal of paediatrics and child health},
  year={1999},
  volume={35 1},
  pages={71-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare botulinum toxin A injections with fixed plaster cast stretching in the management of cerebral palsied children with dynamic (i.e. non-fixed) calf tightness. METHODS The settings were the Women's and Children's Hospital (WCH) and the Crippled Children's Association of South Australia (CCA), Adelaide, South Australia. Twenty children were selected by two paediatric rehabilitation specialists. A prospective, randomized, single-blind controlled study, was carried out, with 10… CONTINUE READING

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