Biomed J 2021 Jul 28. Epub 2021 Jul 28.
School of Physical Therapy and Graduate Institute of Rehabilitation Science, College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, No.259, Wen-hua 1st Rd., Guishan Dist., Taoyuan, Taiwan; Healthy Aging Research Center, Chang Gung University, No.259, Wenhua 1st Rd., Guishan Dist., Taoyuan, Taiwan; Neuroscience Research Center, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkou Medical Center, No.5, Fuhsing Str., Guishan Dist., Taoyuan, Taiwan. Electronic address:
Background: Continuous passive motion device (CPM) provides repetitive movement over extended periods of time for those who have low functional ability. The purpose of this research was to evaluate the effects of a four-week program of continuous passive motion of the ankle joint on the changes in soleus hypertonia in individuals with cerebral palsy who suffered from life-long hypertonia.
Material And Methods: A single group, repeated-measures study was conducted. Read More