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‘Walk-DMC’ aims to improve surgery outcomes for children with cerebral palsy

Children with cerebral palsy frequently undergo invasive surgeries — lengthening tendons, rotating bones, transferring muscles to new locations — in hopes of improving their physical ability to walk or move.

Walk-DMC
Walk-DMC is a new, quantifiable measure of motor control in children with cerebral palsy. It relies on data from electromyography (EMG) shown in this demonstration, which uses electrodes to monitor muscle activity.
Credit: Michael Schwartz/Center for Gait and Motion Analysis, Gillette Children’s Specialty HealthCare