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Summary

What it measures:

Balance

Target Population:

Children with Down syndrome (DS)


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Clinical Summary

Down Syndrome (DS)

Dec 29, 2013

PTs improve quality of life for people with DS by helping them increase their motor skills, muscle strength, and joint stability; incorporate healthy lifestyle

Test & Measure

Sharp-Purser Test (SPT)

Used in clinical practice to help diagnose atlantoaxial instability (AAI).

Test & Measure

Overall Disability Sum Score (ODSS) and Overall Neuropathy Limitations Scale (ONLS)

Measures the degree to which an individual is able to perform upper extremity and lower extremity functional activities.