Work by Dr. Steele and Ben Shuman featured in The Daily news post

The team found that of the 473 children who had undergone surgery in their current study, those with higher Walk-DMC scores prior to surgery had better treatment outcomes, even after factoring in age and prior treatment.

The Daily, of the University of Washington, posted an article about Dr. Steele and Ben Shuman’s recent work on predicting cerebral palsy treatment outcomes based on motor modules, or muscle synergies. This work is in partnership with Michael Schwartz at Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare.  An excerpt from the article is below. To read the article in full, click here.

Ben Shuman, a PhD student in the Steele Lab, smiles while working with electromyography equipment (EMG). Photo credit: Liam Brozik

 

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