International Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

International Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Open Access

ISSN: 2329-9096




  • Opinion Article
    Role of Spider Cage in Motor Control in Cerebral Palsy
    Author(s): Farjad Afzal, Gulraiz, Qurratulain and Sidra ManzoorFarjad Afzal, Gulraiz, Qurratulain and Sidra Manzoor

    Cerebral palsy can be defined as disorder of movement and posture caused by lesion in immature brain. Brain lesion leads to abnormal sensory motor development along with visual, cognitive and hearing impairments. Motor control in normal individual is developed as body come under the influence of higher centers. Universal exercise unit, spider web, therasuit, functional training and repetitions of body transitions are used in these protocols. Therapy sessions are extended from three to four hours. It can be used with children and adults with different neurological conditions like stroke, cerebral palsy, spinal cord injury and spina bifida. Spider cage is made of metal with equal length, width and height, size of cage can be different depending upon type of population pediatric or adults. Cage consists of elastic cords and belts, which are used to support the patients in the cage. Diffe.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2329-9096.1000420

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