The use of therapeutic electrical stimulation in the treatment of hemiplegic cerebral palsy.

@article{Hazlewood1994TheUO,
  title={The use of therapeutic electrical stimulation in the treatment of hemiplegic cerebral palsy.},
  author={M Elizabeth Hazlewood and Jamie K Brown and Philip J. Rowe and P M Salter},
  journal={Developmental medicine and child neurology},
  year={1994},
  volume={36 8},
  pages={661-73}
}
The effect of electrical stimulation of the anterior tibial muscles of children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy was studied. 10 children received electrical stimulation, applied by their parents daily for an hour for 35 days; they were compared with 10 matched controls. Active and passive ranges of movement of the ankle, and knee and ankle motion during walking were measured before and after therapy using electrogoniometers. The results showed a significant increase in passive range of movement… CONTINUE READING

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