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Effects of Thai Massage on Spasticity in Young People with Cerebral Palsy.

@article{Malila2015EffectsOT,
  title={Effects of Thai Massage on Spasticity in Young People with Cerebral Palsy.},
  author={Pisamai Malila and Kantarakorn Seeda and Savet Machom and Wichai Eungpinithpong},
  journal={Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand = Chotmaihet thangphaet},
  year={2015},
  volume={98 Suppl 5},
  pages={
          S92-6
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the effects of Thai massage on muscle spasticity in young people with cerebral palsy. [] Key MethodMATERIAL AND METHOD Young people with spastic diplegia, aged 6-18 years old, were recruitedfrom the Srisungwan School in Khon Kaen Province. Spasticity of right quadriceps femoris muscles was measured using Modified Ashworth Scale (MAS) at pre- and immediately post 30-minute session of Thai massage. Thai massage was applied on the lower back and lower limbs.

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