Scoliosis in non-ambulatory cerebral palsy: Challenges and management

Daniel M. Weigl*

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articlepeer-review

Abstract

In non-ambulatory patients with cerebral palsy, the presence of scoliosis has a major impact on health and quality of life. The aim of this review is to raise awareness of caregivers from various professions to the extent of the problem, to explain the natural history of neuromuscular scoliosis and its pathophysiology, and to describe up-to-date optional conservative and surgical treatments.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)752-755
Number of pages4
JournalIsrael Medical Association Journal
Volume21
Issue number11
StatePublished - 2019

Keywords

  • Bracing
  • Cerebral palsy (CP)
  • Neuromuscular
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal fusion

Fingerprint

Dive into the research topics of 'Scoliosis in non-ambulatory cerebral palsy: Challenges and management'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this