Physiotherapy and Ooccupational Therapy For Neurodisability
Published January 2012
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What Were We Asked?
We were asked whether different amounts of physiotherapy and occupational therapy result in different outcomes for children with neurodisability.
- Physiotherapy is a key element of the treatment offered to children with a physical disability.
- The evidence regarding the effectiveness of different doses (duration or frequency) of physiotherapy is very limited.
- From the evidence that exists it appears that the question 'how much and how often should physiotherapy be offered' cannot be answered without further research.