Effects of Lycra suits in children with cerebral palsy.

@article{Romeo2018EffectsOL,
  title={Effects of Lycra suits in children with cerebral palsy.},
  author={Domenico M Romeo and Alessandro Specchia and F. Sini and Sarah Bompard and Alessia Di Polito and Arianna Del Vecchio and Paola Emilia Ferrara and Roberto Bernabei and Eugenio Mercuri},
  journal={European journal of paediatric neurology : EJPN : official journal of the European Paediatric Neurology Society},
  year={2018},
  volume={22 5},
  pages={
          831-836
        }
}
Lycra garments have recently been used for children with cerebral palsy (CP), with favorable effects on alignment, biomechanics and neuromuscular activity. The aim of the present study is to determine the efficacy of a Lycra suit in improving motor function and static balance in children with CP. Five children with CP wore the Lycra suit for more than 4 h per day for 6 months. They were all assessed at baseline and 6 months after with an evaluation of static balance, using a "seated… CONTINUE READING

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