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Upper limb management in cerebral palsy 

Upper limb management in cerebral palsy
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Upper limb management in cerebral palsy
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Rachel Buckingham

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199550647.003.013005
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date: 12 December 2019

Evaluation of the upper limb must assess all aspects of sensation, motor control, and function. Will the hand be used for bimanual activities?

Individual treatment goals must be established

Non-operative treatment may encourage use and awareness of the more affected limb

Many muscles cross two joints and therefore the limb must be considered as a whole and not as a series of isolated joints.

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