Extensive abduction exercises, hippotherapy and presence of degenerative cartilage lesions on the anterior part of femoral head may be considered risk factors for hip pain appearance in the dislocated hip of a child with severe spastic CP. Other associated factors are abduction exercise intensity, age, excessive femoral anteversion and size of degenerative cartilage lesions.
Disability and rehabilitation
Paediatric Orthopaedics and Trumatology Department, K. Marcinkowski Medical University, Poznań, Poland. mjsl [at] poczta.onet.pl
Disabil Rehabil. 2011 ;33(15-16):1367-72
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