Considerations related to weight-bearing programs in children with developmental disabilities

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Abstract

Standing is a common modality used in the management of children with developmental disabilities. The purpose of this article is to examine the scientific basis for standing programs, with specific emphasis on the known effects of weight bearing on bone development. Guidelines for the use of standing programs are presented, and the supporting rationale is discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)35-40
Number of pages6
JournalPhysical therapy
Volume72
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1992

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Developmental Disabilities
Bone Development
Disabled Children
Weight-Bearing
Guidelines

Keywords

  • Bone development
  • Child development disorders
  • Kinesiology/biomechanics, general
  • Orthopedics, general
  • Pediatrics, development

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation

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Considerations related to weight-bearing programs in children with developmental disabilities. / Stuberg, Wayne Allan.

In: Physical therapy, Vol. 72, No. 1, 01.01.1992, p. 35-40.

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