pt for cp lady

Are there any contraindications for a 54 year old spastic diplegic lady to start using her exercycle in different ways?

She rides it about 4 miles a day. I have suggested she raise the seat, vary her routine by pedaling in reverse, and use the down stroke on her weak side to build muscle strength.

She has had a triple arthodesic in her left ankle. I am need assurance that I haven't encourage her to do anything to cause damage anywhere. ????

Posted By Ray on January 28, 2009 at 01:40:06:

Use this support to treat symptomatic pain from Chondromalacia patella Syndrome, Patellar Tendonitis, and Osgood-Schlatter's disease.

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