Therapy for the Motor Disorders

  • Sophie Levitt
Part of the Topics in the Neurosciences book series (TNSC, volume 6)


For most medical conditions referred for physiotherapy, there are generally accepted physiologies and pathologies. The therapist devises or selects methods based on this knowledge. However, in the field of cerebral palsy, the therapist is faced with controversial theories upon which to base her work. It is not altogether surprising that there are different systems of therapy each with its own theory and set of methods.


Motor Function Cerebral Palsy Voluntary Motion Motor Disorder Motor Aspect 
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  1. Levitt Sophie (1982) Treatment of Cerebral Palsy and Motor Delay (2nd Edition) Blackwell Scientific Publications. Oxford: London.Google Scholar

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