ACUTE EFFECTS OF INTRAMUSCULAR STRETCHING AND PASSIVE STRETCHING ON SPASTICITY IN CHILDREN WITH CEREBRAL PALSY


UZUN AKKAYA K., ELBASAN B.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF PHYSIOTHERAPY REHABILITATION-TURK FIZYOTERAPI VE REHABILITASYON DERGISI, vol.32, no.1, pp.60-66, 2021 (ESCI) identifier identifier

Abstract

Purpose: Several methods are used to reduce spasticity in cerebral palsy (CP) rehabilitation. One of these methods is stretching. This study aimed to compare the acute effects of intramuscular stretching and passive stretching on spasticity in children with bilateral spastic CP.