Serial Casting and Other Equinus Deformity Management Strategies for Children & Adults with CNS Dysfunction
2010 Edition of Beverly Cusick's exhaustive treatment on serial casting and options for equinus deformity management.
This comprehensive text challenges the scientific and clinical rationale for 24 common elements in approaching equinus deformity management. It examines the issues and problems associated with ankle equinus deformity development and management, and brings the somatosensory system and postural control mechanisms to the discussion. The author, a clinician and teacher with over 30 years' experience, offers practical orthotic strategies that focus on sensory input and postural control, and describes and illustrates FlexCast below-knee cast fabrication and orthotic and cast posting (“tuning”) procedures.