Should gait outcomes be the primary focus in pediatric gait rehabilitation?
Many children with physical disabilities experience difficulty walking as fast and efficiently as desired. Impaired ambulatory capability leads to decreased engagement in physical activities, negatively impacting children’s musculoskeletal and cardiorespiratory fitness. Currently, inactivity in children with physical disabilities is a major factor contributing to secondary medical conditions, further hindering desired health outcomes and functional independence.
Journal of Novel Physiotherapies
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17. Cesar GM, Buster TW, Burnfield JM (2017). Should gait outcomes be the primary focus in pediatric gait rehabilitation? Journal of Novel Physiotherapies, 7:342. DOI: 10.4172/2165-7025.1000342.