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ES Journal of Public Health

DOI: 10.59152/ESJPH/1015

ISSN: 2994-9637

Compare Therapeutic Treatment Analysis of Neuro Developmental Versus Non NDT Approach for the Management of 3-8 Years Old Little Disease

  • Research Article

  • Karthikeyan T*
  • Physiotherapy Center, NIMHANS, Bangalore, India
  • *Corresponding author: Dr. T. Karthikeyan, PhD, D.LITT, Physiotherapist, NIMHANS, Bangalore-29, India
  • Received: June 15, 2022; Accepted: July 04, 2022; Published: July 11, 2022


A type of little disease in which has prominent therapeutic symptoms of bilateral spasticity, with the lower extremities more severely affected than upper extremity. It is non progressive neurological disorder mainly affecting human locomotor system the term refereed to little disease. Little disease is not genetic or hereditary and parents do not need to worry about the condition being passed down within a family. This is the first Indian based study to find out & compare the therapeutic efficacy of NDT versus Non NDT approach of for little disease children. The objective of study is to compare the motor abilities, social function and self care skills pre to post treatment analysis in NDT approach with without NDT. The methods of data collection used 30 LD children recruited for this study. The Type of study pre to post experiment design and duration of study carried out 8 weeks duration. The pre test score is 41.33 and pre test score is 50.33 of group A. The pretest score is 38.47and pretest score is 50.93 of group A. This study suggests that intermittent NDT that is NDT versus non NDT in LD children leads to improvement in overall gross motor abilities and self care skills. This study suggests that NDT is effective when the parents are giving more time for exercise in the home session and Non NDT will improve the overall body function which helps the LD children to perform a self-care activity of age between 3-8 years old LD children. Overall this therapeutic approach which help to improve gross motor function, health, balance, coordination, posture, mobility, self care and Social function.