How standing frame will bring health benefits for a spastic cerebral palsy patient?
Spastic cerebral palsy: Spastic cerebral palsy is the most common type of cerebral palsy. This palsy appears stiff and their movements may look stiff and jerky. Spasticity is a form of hypertonic or increased muscle tone.
Way of standing frames brings a health benefit to a spastic cerebral palsy:
Ø Weight bearing through healthy bone.
Ø Facilities a natural symmetrical standing posture.
Ø Improve motor skill.
Ø Improve upper body strength.
Ø Improve upper body balance.
Ø Improve standing tolerance & endurance.
Ø Alternative (relive) of pain.
Ø Helps in skeletal development.
Ø Improve posture.
Ø Improve joint flexibility & ROM.
Ø Prevents muscle wasting.
Ø Stretches by muscles to prevent tightness.