$450 – $500

Orthopaedic Physiotherapy for Children with Cerebral Palsy

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KidsAbility Centre for Child Development

500 Hallmark Drive

Waterloo, ON N2K 3P5

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Objectives:

1. Identify the natural history of musculoskeletal changes in children with CP and its impact on motor function, gait, and quality of life.

2. Perform a comprehensive orthopaedic assessment for children with CP, including tests for skeletal alignment and examination of radiographs.

3. Understand the current evidence on the effectiveness of conservative treatment techniques on musculoskeletal issues.

4. Describe the most common surgical interventions for children with CP.

5. Identify the goals of post-operative rehabilitation in order to create an appropriate treatment plan and maximize outcomes.

6. Reflect on present practice and challenge traditional thinking with current literature.

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