Constraint Induced Movement Therapy for Children: Update of Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines


( Last Updated : June 16, 2016)
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Question

1.  What is the clinical effectiveness of constraint induced movement therapy for children with unilateral upper extremity impairment?



2.  What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the use of constraint induced movement therapy for children with unilateral upper extremity impairment?



3.  What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the optimal non-technology or non-drug based therapy for treatment of children with unilateral upper extremity impairment?


Key Message

Five systematic reviews, 25 randomized controlled trials, and three evidence-based guidelines were identified regarding the use of constraint induced movement therapy for children with unilateral upper extremity impairment.