Expectations of physiotherapy intervention to a child with brain tumor, cerebral palsy and blindness.
Irene was born in January of 2015. When she was eight months old, she appeared nystagmus, she suffered sleepiness and tiredness and she was diagnosed with brain tumor on her optic nerve chiasma. Since then, she started physiotherapy sessions and currently she is on a two times per week intervention program. The purpose of this
Cerebral palsy is one of the most common relative or acquaintance neurological impairments. It refers to child’s brain and can be expressed by kinetics or/and mental deficits. The term cerebral palsy is used to describe a group of syndromes with a predominantly kinetic disorder due to a pre-existing impairment or disorder in the developing, immature
The motor control is being determined mainly by three sensory sub-systems of central nervous system: the vestibular system, the proprioceptive system and the visual system[1,5]. The above mentioned systems are working together to maintain our balance by dynamically adapting our posture and walking in any needed way under every circumstance, a process called motor learning[1,2].
What is the Pilates method? Pilates is a method of activation and training of the spine’s stabilizing muscles which aims at the retraining of their reflex function as well as their strengthening. This method was developed by Joseph Hubertus Pilates during the interwar period in Germany. The control and synergy of the movements, the correct
What is Sensory Integration? Sensory Integration is the neurological process that organizes the senses from both the body and the environment so that we can use our body more effectively. Its bases were developed by A. Jean Ayres in the 1950s-1960s. Sensory Integration is the processing of sensory stimulation through which the Central Nervous System