• Quantitative and qualitative analyses of well-conducted scientific studies of therapeutic early intervention for infants and young children with or at risk of a motor handicap failed to find convincing evidence for the efficacy of physical therapy. The shortcomings of present assessment tools are discussed and possible lines of enquiry identified.
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