Objective: The aim of the study was to determine the effects of wrapping on range of motion, tone and manual ability in spastic upper limb of cerebral palsy (CP) child. Study Design: Randomized controlled trial. Place and Duration of Study: The study was conducted at National Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine from January to June 2019. Material and Methods: The sample size of 40 subjects which were selected through convenient purposive sampling. Study had two groups, 20 subjects in each. Outcome measures include range of motion (ROM), tone and manual ability which were assessed using goniometer, modified ashworth scale and manual ability classification system scale on zero, 2nd, 3rd and 5th week of intervention. Results: There were statically significant results showing improvement in ROM and tone. Experiment group showed more improvement than control. Little improvement was observed in manual ability. Conclusion: Wrapping is effective technique in improving range of motion and tone. It gives additional effects when applied in combination of other treatment techniques.
SHAFAQ TEHSEEN AWAN, MIRZA OBAID BAIG . (2021) Effects of Wrapping Technique on Upper Extremity in Children with Spastic Cerebral Palsy, Pakistan Pediatric Journal, Volume 45, Issue 2.