Electromyography Comparative Analysis of Lumbar Erector Muscle with a Cerebral Palsy Patient Performing Different Postures on Horseback 2006



A. Perdigao & C. Torriani, F. Cyrillo, M. T. Sakakura, R. de Barros Santos



Cerebral Palsy appears frequently in neurological rehabilitation. This pathology is mostly characterized by a motor disturbance during childhood, as a result of a cerebral disorder. Central Nervous System lesions are a constant challenge for rehabilitation professionals, due to diversity of these pathological disorders. Therapeutic horse riding or hippotherapy is a complement to the rehabilitation program for these patients. The integration with this animal helps patients, stimulating neuropsychomotor reorganization.