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Children Journal

Activity-Based Restorative Therapy Promotes Progression from Asymmetry to Symmetry in Posture and Gait in a Child with Chronic, Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury

Incomplete spinal cord injuries in pediatrics and adults can lead to asymmetric motor impairments exhibiting as asymmetries of posture and gait. Recently, rehabilitation guidelines for adults with neurologic injuries have focused on gaining a functional ...

Spinal Cord Injury at Birth, Expected Medical and Health Complexity in Chronic Injury Guided Anew by Activity-Based Restorative Therapy: Case Report

As infancy is characterized by rapid physical growth and critical periods of development, disruptions due to illness or disease reveal vulnerability associated with this period. Spinal cord injury (SCI) has devastating consequences at any age, ...
Frontiers in Pediatrics

Case Report: Capitalizing on Development and Activity-Dependent Plasticity, an Interaction With Pediatric-Onset Spinal Cord Injury

As published in Frontier in Pediatrics in a special research issue on: Neurodevelopmental and Behavioral Outcomes Following a Traumatic Event in Infancy. Rapid musculoskeletal growth and development characterize the first year of human life. Spinal ...
American Spinal Injury Association

Evaluation of the International Spinal Cord Injury Bowel Function Basic Data Set Version 2.0 in Children and Youth with Spinal Cord Injury

As published in American Spinal Injury Association Objectives: To establish the utility and feasibility of the International Spinal Cord Injury/Dysfunction (SCI/D) Bowel Function Basic Data Set Version 2.0 in pediatric SCI populations. Methods: This was ...
Nature Communications

Noninvasive Spinal Stimulation Safely Enables Upright Posture in Children with Spinal Cord Injury

As published in Nature Communications In children with spinal cord injury (SCI), scoliosis due to trunk muscle paralysis frequently requires surgical treatment. Transcutaneous spinal stimulation enables trunk stability in adults with SCI and may pose ...