Selective percutaneous myofascial lengthening

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Selective percutaneous myofascial lengthening (SPML) is a type of minimally invasive surgery utilized to relieve tension from muscle spasticity. It has been used to treat children who have cerebral palsy.[1]


References[edit]

  1. ^ Mitsiokapa, EA; Mavrogenis AF; Skouteli H; Vrettos SG; Tzanos G; Kanellopoulos AD; Korres DS; Papagelopoulos PJ. (Apr 2010). "Selective percutaneous myofascial lengthening of the lower extremities in children with spastic cerebral palsy". Clin Podiatr Med Surg. 27 (2): 335–43. PMID 20470962. doi:10.1016/j.cpm.2009.12.005. 

http://www.utmb.edu/Ortho/Documents/SPML-FAQ.pdf