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A review of the effectiveness of lower limb orthoses used in cerebral palsy

Bowers, Roy and Ross, Karyn (2009) A review of the effectiveness of lower limb orthoses used in cerebral palsy. In: Recent Developments in Healthcare for Cerebral Palsy: Implications and Opportunities for Orthotics. International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics, pp. 235-297. ISBN 8789809289

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Abstract

To produce this review, a systematic literature search was conducted for relevant articles published in the period between the date of the previous ISPO consensus conference report on cerebral palsy (1994) and April 2008. The search terms were 'cerebral and pals* (palsy, palsies), 'hemiplegia', 'diplegia', 'orthos*' (orthoses, orthosis) orthot* (orthotic, orthotics), brace or AFO.