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Physical Rehabilitation:  PTs would look after basic voluntary control over movements, postures, balance training, mobilization of joints locked by spasticity both actively and passively, respiration and related functions like coughing, ADL, mode of ambulation as permitted by maturation of development and its improvement by assistive devices, and gait training. Prescription, check-out and functional training with spinal and lower limb orthoses was a special area, managed by PTs. General trend was for minimal bracing of LLs and to leave neck and trunk control under the automatisms like righting and equilibrium reactions and concentrate effort on correction of the postural deformities to be under voluntary control. Quality of a developmental programme was enhanced via subjecting it to voluntary correction.

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