Identification of Barriers and its influence on the Quality of Life in school going children with Cerebral Palsy: A Hypothesis

Vol 6 | Issue 1 | Jan - Dec 2020 | page: 3-5 | Avni Jain, Dinesh Chavhan

Author: Avni Jain [1], Dinesh Chavhan [1]

[1] Sancheti Institute college of Physiotherapy, Thube park, Shivajinagar Pune.

Institute at which research was conducted: Sancheti institute College of Physiotherapy, Thube park, Shivajinagar Pune 411005, Maharashtra.
University Affiliation of Thesis: Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nashik
Year of Acceptance: 2020

Address of Correspondence
Dr. Avni Jain,
Sancheti Institute College of Physiotherapy, 12, Thube Park, Shivaji Nagar, Pune - 411005, Maharashtra.


Background: Cerebral palsy is a group of permanent disorders of the development of movement and posture causing limitations in various aspects. Multisystem impairments are seen in these children. India has a prevalence of 2.95 CP children per 1000 children. These children face a lot of barriers in their ADL’s. Also, these factors play an important role in deciding the quality of life of a child. Thus, schools form an important crossroad for a child outside his safe environment, in order to interact with others and environment, where he might face majority of his barriers. Thus, identifying them and seeing their impact on quality of life is of great importance.
Hypothesis: There will be an influence of barriers on the quality of life in school going children with Cerebral Palsy
Clinical importance: Identifying the barriers and its influence on quality of life will help the therapist plan a treatment protocol that is more patient oriented.
Future research: To study the impact of patient centered intervention strategies, whilst keeping in mind about the barriers, on the quality of life.
Keywords: Cerebral palsy, barriers, quality of life.


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How to Cite this Article: Jain A, Chavhan D. Identification of Barriers and its influence on the Quality of Life in school going children with Cerebral Palsy: A Hypothesis. Journal Medical Thesis 2020 Jan-Dec ; 6(1):3-5.

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