Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment improves gait pattern and posture in adult patients with Prader-Willi syndrome

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5 October 2015

Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment improves gait pattern and posture in adult patients with Prader-Willi syndrome

Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) is the most frequent type of syndromic obesity and major clinical features include muscular hypotonia, early onset of obesity, short stature, scoliosis, developmental delays, reduced spontaneous physical activity, gait and postural disorders. Improving balance and walking ability in these patients could enhance their health status and quality of life. The objective of this study was to quantify the effects of an Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT) session on gait pattern and posture in adults with PWS … ABSTRACT

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