Physical Therapy report
Date of birth April,18,1993
Diagnosis; Post Meningitis during birth, as a result of that he
was suffering from severe spastic quadriplegia and speech problems.
He was admitted to the
JMF and after the physical therapy assessment, the therapist found
the following problems;
quadriplegia, the upper limbs are better than the lower.
Severe shortening in
bilateral hamstring muscles , calf muscles,
Inability to sit or
stand according to the contractures in both lower limbs and poor
Good head control.
Inability to use his
hands in a normal pattern according to the spasticity.
Firstly, he was admitted
to the Home Physical Therapy Program , and after months of treatment
he was referred to an orthopedic surgeon for consultation about
myotomy to bilateral Hamstring and Adductors muscles and he
was recommended to under go the operation.
As a result, the foundation admitted the child to the hospital on
After the operation and around 2 months in the case, the physical
therapy began and we obtained the following results ;
He can now sit with very
An Increase in his
standing tolerance up to half an hour by using standing frame.
A decrease in the
plasticity of both upper limbs by using several exercises.
He can now stand and
walk on the parallel bars by using bilateral KAFO.
length in both lower limbs are maintained after the operation.
An improvement in his
NOTE: The treatment is continuing in order to reach the ideal results.