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Hand therapy in children with Cerebral Palsy

A practical approach for parents, therapists, and other healthcare professionals handling children with spastic cerebral palsy
The book, “ Hand therapy in children with cerebral palsy”, is a concise practical book for parents, practising paediatric therapists, and other healthcare professionals. The book is an informative resource on the practical aspects of improving hand function in children with the spastic type of cerebral palsy including, monoplegia, hemiplegia, diplegia, and spastic quadriplegia. The book deals in detail with the typical development, evaluation, and identification of abnormal patterns of hand function in children with spastic cerebral palsy. The concepts of therapeutic intervention and handling of the child have been well explained and presented with pictures wherever necessary. This book is concise and well organized making it easy to read. Glossary has been provided at the end of the book, defining the key terms.Priya Reddappa, MPT (Paediatric Neurology), APGDCR-PV, is a postgraduate Paediatric Physical Therapist, and a licensed Life Member of Indian Association of Physiotherapists (MIAP). She completed her Masters in Physical Therapy from The Tamilnadu Dr M.G.R Medical University and has experience as a Physical Therapist over 12 years in various clinical areas of Orthopaedics, Neurology, Cardiorespiratory, and Neuropaediatric conditions. As a clinically driven professional, she has worked in paediatric acute care (inpatient settings), outpatient settings, special school, and paediatric rehabilitation centres. She has handled paediatric patients at Apollo Children’s Hospital, Chennai for over five years. She gained experience as a Research Clinical Evaluator for Apollo Hospitals Education and Research Foundation for a Clinical Trial on Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy for about four years. She has published two research papers in International journals regarding hand function in children with cerebral palsy, and adults with spinal cord injury.

Product details

  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Priya Reddappa (October 16, 2019)

  • Language ‏ : ‎ English

  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 59 pages

  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 9353913462

  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-9353913465

  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 3.53 ounces

  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 6 x 0.15 x 9 inches