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Iranian Journal of Pediatrics
Tehran University of Medical Sciences Press
ISSN: 1018-4406
EISSN: 2008-2150
Vol. 24, No. 4, 2014, pp. 345-351
Bioline Code: pe14064
Full paper language: English
Document type: Review Article
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Iranian Journal of Pediatrics, Vol. 24, No. 4, 2014, pp. 345-351

 en Management of Spasticity in Children with Cerebral Palsy
Shamsoddini, Alireza; Amirsalari, Susan; Hollisaz, Mohammad-Taghi; Rahimniya, Alireza & Khatibi-Aghda, Amideddin


Cerebral palsy is the most common cause of spasticity and physical disability in children and spasticity is one of the commonest problems in those with neurological disease. The management of spasticity in children with cerebral palsy requires a multidisciplinary effort and should be started as early as possible. There are a number of treatments available for the management of spasticity. This article reviews the variety of options available for the clinical management of spasticity.

Cerebral Palsy; Intrathecal Baclofen; Occupational Therapy; Physical Therapy; Rhizotomy; Spasticity

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