GRAVITY IS THE BIGGEST ENEMY TO CEREBRAL PALSY CHILD AS HE DOESN'T HAVE ENOUGH MUSCLE TO FIGHT IT. BIKING IS MOVEMENT WITH GRAVITY ELIMINATED SO THE CHILD MOVE WITHOUT GRAVITY.
Dr Sallam develops three types of bikes :-
Biking is an excellent method to:-
1- Stimulate reciprocal movement.
2- Strength the Lower Limb Muscles with gravity eliminated.
3- Enhance whole body control that mature the abnormal reactions and abnormal reflexes.
4- Stimulate sitting with highest equilibrium reactions.
5- Stimulate Lower Limb body shifting.
6- Stimulate Upper Limb body shifting.
7- Stimulate Upper limb control.
8- Stimulate visual skills.
9- Stimulate the self-stem.
10- It is the best physical activity beside swimming and back horse ridding for cerebral palsy even biking is cheap and available.