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NCT01447810 : Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy in a Pediatric Oncology Population
AgesMin: 2 Years Max: 7 Years
Inclusion Criteria:

- Diagnosed hemiplegia of an upper extremity as documented by physician or
rehabilitation clinician in the medical record

- Diagnosis of brain tumor

- English speaking

- Participant has demonstrated the ability in the past to move the elbow >70 degrees
and has some purposeful movement in the hand (ability to initiate a gross grasp).

- Parent/legal guardian is willing to give consent to participate in the study.

- Child is willing to give assent in the study if seven years old.

Exclusion Criteria:

- Severe hemiplegia and resulting active range of motion deficits at the affected upper
extremity as defined by the following:

- < 30 degrees active shoulder flexion or abduction

- Inability to initiate active elbow flexion or extension.

- Inability to initiate movements at the of wrist, finger or thumb

- Uncontrolled seizures that interfere with daily activities, as this would interfere
with the participant's ability to fully participate in the CI Therapy program.

- Pain that significantly interferes with the participant's ability to fully
participate in the intensive therapy program. This includes pain related to
subluxation of the shoulder, as measured by a pain rating of 5/10 or greater on the
FACES or Numeric Pain Scale.

- Currently receiving oral or intravenous chemotherapy or radiation therapy.

- Inability or unwillingness of legal guardian to give written informed consent.

- Child is unwilling to give assent if seven years old
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