The effect of serial casting on gait in children with cerebral palsy: preliminary results from a crossover trial.

@article{McNee2007TheEO,
  title={The effect of serial casting on gait in children with cerebral palsy: preliminary results from a crossover trial.},
  author={Anne E McNee and Elspeth Will and J-P Lin and Linda C Eve and Martin Gough and Matt C Morrissey and Adam Peter Shortland},
  journal={Gait & posture},
  year={2007},
  volume={25 3},
  pages={463-8}
}
Serial casting aims to improve an equinus gait pattern in children with spastic cerebral palsy (SCP). We evaluated the effect of short-term stretch casting on gait in children with SCP, compared to the natural history. A crossover trial, consisting of a control phase and a casting phase, was conducted with children randomised into two groups. Both groups were assessed clinically, and using 3D gait analysis, at 0, 5 and 12 weeks. Subjects in one group had the 3 month casting phase first and in… CONTINUE READING

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