What is it about?

This study compared between the efficacy of foot combination taping of kinesio tape and athletic tape vs ankle foot orthosis in correcting spatiotemporal gait parameters in children with spastic diplegia.

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Why is it important?

The combination taping as approach remains briefly addressed in the literature with no prior studies has examined the effects of combination tapings of Kinesio tape and athletic tape in the CP paediatric population.


The combination taping is an effective alternative technique to ankle foot orthosis to improve spatiotemporal parameters in children with spastic diplegic in combination with conventional physiotherapy.

Prof. Dr. Amr Almaz Abdel-aziem
Faculty of Physical Therapy, Cairo University

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This page is a summary of: Combination taping technique versus ankle foot orthosis on improving gait parameters in spastic cerebral palsy: A controlled randomized study, Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine, November 2021, Acta Dermato-Venereologica,
DOI: 10.2340/jrm.v53.900.
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