Priority 7 from the Paediatric Lower Limb Surgery PSP

UNCERTAINTY: Can surveillance and non-surgical treatment (e.g. physiotherapy, botulinum toxin injections, functional electrical stimulation, orthotics, casting) prevent the development of deformity requiring surgery in children with Cerebral Palsy? (JLA PSP Priority 7)
Overall ranking 7
JLA question ID 0081/07
Explanatory note Not available for this PSP

Novak et al. A systematic review of interventions for children with cerebral palsy: state of the evidence. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2013 Oct;55(10):885-910.

Health Research Classification System category  Neurological
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples Can splinting prevent knee contractures and foot deformity in cerebral palsy? ~ FES versus Orthotics ~ Are AFO's beneficial in CP?  
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PSP information
PSP unique ID 0081
PSP name  Paediatric Lower Limb Surgery
Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP. 75  (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
Date of priority setting workshop 17 November 2018