Evidence Based Practice Adaptive Standing for Contracture Management in Cerebral Palsy April 16, 2024 by Lori Potts, PT
Children with cerebral palsy benefit from adaptive standing for contracture management.
Evidence Based Practice Adaptive Standing in Early Intervention for Children with CP August 10, 2023 by Elena Noble, MPT
The first few years of a child’s life are a critical time of cognitive, emotional and physical development. Early active movement and environmental exploration drive development through the building of cortical connections and physical adaptation in response to the movement.
Evidence Based Practice Evidence Update: Shining a Spotlight on Supported Standing for Children and Young Adults with Non-Ambulatory CP February 02, 2023 by Elena Noble, MPT
A recent scoping review on supported standing describes the evidence, outcomes and lived experience of adaptive standing intervention in children and young adults with cerebral palsy.
Evidence Based Practice Evidence Update: The Effects of Inclination, Hip Abduction, Orientation and Tone on Weight-Bearing in Adaptive Standers September 06, 2021 by Elena Noble, MPT
This new exploratory and descriptive study is the first to measure weight-bearing during standing in different degrees of hip abduction, stander inclination and stander orientation.
Evidence Based Practice Dynamic Standing versus Passive Standing Interventions October 15, 2013 by Elena Noble, MPT
For children with developmental disabilities who are non-ambulatory or have minimal capabilities to move, passive standing in an adaptive stander is an important intervention with resulting benefits in many of the body’s systems including the musculoskeletal system. However, research is now leading us to believe that opportunities for dynamic standing can be even more beneficial especially for the...