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AE Glória ; ES Habib ;Revista Brasileira de Fisioterapia 2009, 13 2

Author: LR Nascimento

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Revista Brasileira de Fisioterapia ISSN: 1413-3555 rbfisio@ufscar.br Associação Brasileira de Pesquisa e PósGraduação em Fisioterapia Brasil Nascimento, LR; Glória, AE; Habib, ES Effects of constraint-induced movement therapy as a rehabilitation strategy for the affected upper limb of children with hemiparesis: systematic review of the literature Revista Brasileira de Fisioterapia, vol.
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97-102 Associação Brasileira de Pesquisa e Pós-Graduação em Fisioterapia São Carlos, Brasil Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=235016468013 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative ISSN 1413-3555 Systematic Review Rev Bras Fisioter, São Carlos, v.
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2009 Revista Brasileira de Fisioterapia © Effects of constraint-induced movement therapy as a rehabilitation strategy for the affected upper limb of children with hemiparesis: systematic review of the literature Efeitos da terapia de movimento induzido por restrição como estratégia de reabilitação do membro superior acometido de crianças hemiparéticas: revisão sistemática da literatura Nascimento LR1, Glória AE2, Habib ES3 Abstract Background: Hand function impairment is the main disability among children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy.
They start to perform most motor tasks exclusively with their unaffected upper limb, thereby causing a phenomenon described as learned nonuse.
To minimize this phenomenon, constraint-induced movement therapy (CIMT) is emerging as a rehabilitation strategy for improving the functional use of the affected upper limb.
Objective: The aim of this study was to conduct a systematic review of the literature on the effects of CIMT among children with hemiparetic...





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