Master of Occupational Therapy Student Critically Appraised Topics

Faculty Advisor

Anita Witt Mitchell, PhD, OTR, FAOTA

Community Practitioner

Morgan Henry, MOT, OTR/L



Document Type


Publication Date

Spring 5-26-2022


Children diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy often experience upper limb spasticity. Research has shown Botox injections in combination with occupational therapy can reduce the effects of spasticity in the upper limb. This literature review aims to determine how long is the appropriate duration of occupational therapy to administer after Botox injections to see decreased spasticity in the upper limbs.


The accompanying presentation for this poster can be viewed here:

Effect of Botox and Therapy on Spasticity in Cerebral Palsy: A Critically Appraised Topic (1960 kB)
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