Bobath Technique

Bobath technique is a neuro developmental approach for treatment and assessment of individuals suffering primarily from cerebral palsy and also for other neurological deficits.

It is a holistic approach not a specified method for treatment of neurological conditions especially cerebral palsy

For detail video regarding bobath technique visit

http://youtu.be/02erVakUNZk

PRINCIPLES OF BOBATH TECHNIQUE

(1) Bobath therapeutic techniques make normal posture and movement more easy and likely to occur

(2) Bobath technique focuses on interaction of impairment functions and life participation

(3) Movement is a sensory motor experience or integration

(4) By moving proximal parts of the body it is possible to influence change of posture and movement in distal part

(5) It is impossible to superimpose normal movement pattern on abnormal ones its important to inhibit abnormal movements primarily

AIM OF BOBATH TECHNIQUE

Change atypical tone

Mobilise tight structures

Activate appropriate muscle groups

Strengthen weak muscles

Improve quality of posture and movement with hands-on

Take hands off to increase child’s own activity

Encourage child’s problem-solving skills to improve independence

Work within appropriate context to improve functional skills

TECHNIQUES

VISIT THE FOLLOWING LINK

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