CI therapy increases gray matter in children with cerebral palsy

04/22/2013 | AL.com (Alabama)

MRI scans of 10 children with cerebral palsy following constraint-induced movement therapy revealed increases in their gray matter, particularly in the sensorimotor cortices and in the hippocampus, and an improvement in motor skills, according to a recent study. The researchers said it was unclear whether structural changes in the brain caused improvements in motor skills or whether motor improvements led to the brain changes.

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