The effects of Kinesio® taping on sitting posture, functional independence and gross motor function in children with cerebral palsy.

@article{imek2011TheEO,
  title={The effects of Kinesio® taping on sitting posture, functional independence and gross motor function in children with cerebral palsy.},
  author={T{\"u}lay Tarsuslu Şimşek and Bahriye T{\"u}rk{\"u}c{\"u}oğlu and Nilay Çokal and Gonca {\"U}st{\"u}nbaş and Ibrahim Engin Simşek},
  journal={Disability and rehabilitation},
  year={2011},
  volume={33 21-22},
  pages={
          2058-63
        }
}
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of Kinesio® tape (KT) application on sitting posture, gross motor function and the level of functional independence. METHOD The study included 31 cerebral palsied children scored as level III, IV or V according to gross motor functional classification system (GMFCS). Children were randomly separated into two groups as study (n = 15, receiving KT and physiotherapy) and control (n = 15, receiving only physiotherapy). KT application… CONTINUE READING
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