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Table 1 Inclusion and exclusion criteria

From: Daily functional electrical stimulation during everyday walking activities improves performance and satisfaction in children with unilateral spastic cerebral palsy: a randomized controlled trial

Inclusion Criteria Exclusion Criteria
• Passive dorsiflexion range of affected ankle of at least 5° • History of uncontrolled seizure disorder
• Full passive knee extension bilaterally • Orthopaedic lower limb surgery on the affected side in the past 12 months
• Dynamic popliteal angle of no more than 45° • Orthopaedic metal ware at the site of electrical stimulation
• Able to cooperate with assessment procedures • Botulinum toxin in lower limb in the past 3 months
• Willing to use the Walk Aide ® at least 4 h a day, 6 days a week for 8 weeks
• GMFCS I or II, unilateral spastic cerebral palsy (with or without dystonia)
• Winters Gage and Hicks gait classification of Type I or II
• Aged between 5 and 18 years