Motor defects are usually considered as the core of cerebral palsy (CP). Although we know that often this is not the only existing problem, and that sometimes it is not even the most important, we think it is necessary to start the analysis of the disorders provoked by this complex disease by dealing with the disorders of posture and movement (gesture).


Cerebral Palsy Knee Flexion Mirror Neuron Motor Module Pathological Pattern 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Adriano Ferrari
    • 1
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  1. 1.Child Rehabilitation UnitS. Maria Nuova HospitalReggio Emilia
  2. 2.Department of NeuroscienceUniversity of Modena and Reggio EmiliaReggio Emilia

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