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Outpatient physical therapy for a patient with translocation Down syndrome

A patient with translocation Down Syndrome was seen for physical therapy treatment for ten sessions from 03/21/2014 – 05/23/2014 in an outpatient clinic under the supervision of a licensed physical therapist. The patient was evaluated at the initial encounter with Gross Motor Function Measure-88, Peabody Developmental Motor Scales II, Pediatric Evaluation of Disability Inventory, Functional Mobility Scale and 10 meter walk test and a plan of care was established. Main goals for the patient were independent ambulation and improvement in gross motor skills. Main interventions used were intensive, task-specific training and home exercise program. The patient achieved the following goals: improvements in gross motor function and improvements in functional ambulation. The patient was discharged to home with parents as primary caregivers.

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