Plasticity targets for physical and occupational therapy after brain injury

Dr. Kirton from the Calgary Pediatric Stroke Program at Alberta Children’s Hospita, Department of Pediatrics and neurology looks at a model of plastic motor development after perinatal stroke that causes motor disability  and hemiparetic cerebral palsy. The research aims at finding therapeutic targets that can be used to direct evidence based physical and occupational therapy rehabilitation techniques and improve rehabilitation outcomes after brain injury.

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