Characteristics of Epileptic Children Treated with Physiotherapy
Lindita Vata1* & Detjon Vata2
1Thoracic Surgery Service University Hospital ‘Shefqet Ndroqi”, Tirana, Albania
2Student at the Medical Faculty of Medical University, Tirana, Albania
Dr. Lindita Vata, Thoracic Surgery Service University Hospital ‘Shefqet Ndroqi”, Tirana, Albania.
Keywords: Children; Epilepsy; Seizure; Physiotherapy
Epilepsy is a chronic disorder, a neurological condition which affects the central nervous system and causes unprovoked, recurrent seizures. Many epileptic children do not need physical therapy, those who need it are children who have limited mobility or are injured. The goal of physical therapy is to maximize their functional level, self confidence, doing the daily routine, participate in playing games with their peers, increase the range of motion and strength, increase concentration and attention.
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