STUDY REGARDING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF PHYSICAL THERAPY IN THE CASE OF AN OPERATED CONGENITAL TALIPES EQUINOVARUS - CASE STUDY

Authors

  • Cristina-Elena Popa "Vasile Alecsandri" University of Bacau, 157 Marasesti Av., 600115, Romania
  • Ghiorghiţă Gogu “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University of Iasi, Bd. Carol I, No.11, 700506 Romania

Abstract

This paper presents the results of a larger study taken from my PhD thesis, referring to children with genetic disorders and congenital malformations. Here I try to emphasize the effectiveness of physical therapy means applied as early as possible in the treatment of congenital malformations. The assessment methods I used were complex, evaluating also the psycho-social components, because the physically disabled children are marginalized by society, this having an impact on the neuro-motor development. This study shows that an individualization of physical therapy intervention can lead to the child's development, from a social, cognitive, motor, and linguistic point of view.

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2017-09-01

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