Buy this article for $7.95

Have a coupon or promotional code? Enter it here:

When you buy this article you'll get access to the ePub version, a downloadable PDF, and the ability to print the full article.

Source:

Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation

June 2005, Volume 21 Number 2 , p 133 - 135

Author

  • Spiridon G. Karavatas DPT, MS, GCS

Abstract

Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS) is a self-limiting autoimmune disorder that causes neuromuscular deficits, including quadriparesis. Definitive outcome data from physical therapy (PT) research, involving patients with GBS, are scarce. Most PT interventions for patients with GBS derive from approaches employed for other neuromuscular diagnoses. The purpose of this case report is to illustrate the role of neurodevelopmental sequencing in the PT management of a geriatric patient with GBS.

To continue reading, buy this article for just $7.95.

Have a coupon or promotional code? Enter it here: