Virginia Chu, Laura Anderson; Sensory-Processing Differences in Children With Idiopathic Toe Walking (ITW). Am J Occup Ther 2020;74(4_Supplement_1):7411505109. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2020.74S1-PO3205
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Date Presented 03/26/20
This study examines sensory functions in children with ITW and establishes a framework to detect sensory differences underlying ITW. Our results showed that ITW is related to sensory-processing differences, particularly in the area of vestibular processing. A small number of participants also showed differences in tactile and proprioceptive processing. Identifying sensory functions that underpin toe walking will contribute to targeted treatments for ITW.
Primary Author and Speaker: Virginia Chu
Contributing Authors: Laura Anderson
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