Altered Composition, Structure of Muscles Linked to Stiffness, Movement Limits in CP Children, Study Finds

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Muscle composition and structure is altered in children with cerebral palsy — with greater amounts of collagen in the muscles’ network of proteins and sugars — making these patients more prone to stiffness and contractures that prevent normal movement, a study finds.

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Original Article Source Credits: Cerebral Palsy News Today  , https://cerebralpalsynewstoday.com/

Article Written By: ANA PENA

Original Article Posted on : DECEMBER 9, 2019 

Link to Original Article: https://cerebralpalsynewstoday.com/2019/12/09/altered-muscle-composition-structure-linked-stiffness-contractures-cp-children/

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