Standing frames as part of postural management for children with spasticity. What is the acceptability of a trial to determine the efficacy of standing frames?

Goodwin J, Lecouturier J, Basu A, Colver A, Crombie S, Smith J, Howel D, McColl E, Parr J R, Kolehmainen N, Roberts A, Miller K, Cadwgan J
Record ID 32015000939
Authors' objectives: We will carry out two surveys and have discussions with children, parents and healthcare providers to prepare for a trial or trials of the effectiveness of standing frames to help children with cerebral palsy. One in 400 UK children has cerebral palsy, leading to difficulty with movement, coordination and muscle tightness
Project Status: Completed
Year Published: 2018
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
Country: England, United Kingdom
MeSH Terms
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Child
  • Orthopedic Equipment
  • Physical Therapy Modalities
  • Postural Balance
  • Standing Position
  • Self-Help Devices
Organisation Name: NIHR Health Technology Assessment programme
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