Repeat Botulinum Toxin A Use Helps with Children’s Motor Skills, Study Says

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Long-term treatment with botulinum toxin A (BoNT-A) stabilizes or improves motor function in children with cerebral palsy (CP) who have mild walking difficulties, according to a study from Australia.

The work also found that comorbidities (simultaneous medical conditions) were less frequent among children whose gross motor skills improved with BoNT-A’s use, than in those whose skills remained stable after treatment. As such, it supports previous work showing that comorbidities negatively affect outcomes in this patient population.

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Original Article Source Credits:   Cerebral Palsy News Today ,

Article Written By:  Marta Figueiredo 

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