Myotonometric evaluation of muscle spasticity in children with cerebral palsy and efficacy of electrical stimulation


HAVUC S., Aydeniz A., BAŞARAN S.

CUKUROVA MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.43, pp.56-62, 2018 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 43
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.17826/cumj.423848
  • Title of Journal : CUKUROVA MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.56-62

Abstract

Purpose: The aim of this study was to evaluate the biomechenical properties (tone, elasticity, stifness) of gastrocnemius muscle (GCM) using myotonometry in children with spastic cerebral palsy (CP) and to demonstrate therapeutic effectiveness of electrical stimulation onmuscle tone, elasticity and stiffness.