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Conférences et publications

ABR est une référence internationale dans le domaine de la paralysie cérébrale!



header-logoDriscoll, M., Blyum L. (June 1st-4th, 2016) Can parents become generic therapist and administer high frequency therapies to their child with cerebral palsy? 5th International Conference of Cerebral Palsy (ICPC). Stockholm, Sweden.  28th Annual Meeting of the European Academy of Childhood Disability (EACD). Stockholm, Sweden.   1st Biennial Meeting of the International Alliance of                   Academies of Childhood Disability (IAACD).  


header-logoDriscoll, M. (Sept. 18-20th, 2015) Results of a 24 Month Prospective Cohort Study Investigating the Influence of Home-Based Therapy on Cerebral Palsy Patients on Intra-Abdominal Pressure and Spinal Stability. 4thInternational Fascia Research Congress, Washington DC.   


header-logoDriscoll, M. (Sept. 3-5th, 2015) Can a home based rehabilitation therapy be beneficial for cerebral palsy patients? 1stAsia-Oceanian Congress for Neurorehabilitation, Seoul South Korea  (oral communication, International).   


Driscoll, M.
, and Blyum, L. , (Sept., 10-13th, 2014) Results of a 3 year prospective cohort study investigating the influence of home-based therapy on cerebral palsy patients GMFCS types 4 and 5, 68th Annual meeting of the American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine, AACPDM (oral communication, International).   



22Driscoll, M., and Blyum, L., (2013), Investigation of the influence of a home based therapy on the health and well-being of cerebral palsy patients, 2nd Singapore Rehabilitation Conference, Singapore.







Driscoll, M. and Blyum, L. (Oct. 10-13th, 2012), Results of a 2 year study investigating the influence of home based therapy on cerebral palsy, 4thInternational Cerebral Palsy Conference, Pisa, Italy.




Blyum, L. and Driscoll, M. (Oct. 5-7th, 2012) Dynamic anatomy, a new approach to functional anatomy, 1st Annual European Fascial Congress, Brussels, Belgium.



fasciaBlyum, L., and Driscoll, M*.(March 28-30th, 2012), Mechanical stress transfer – the fundamental basis of all manual therapy techniques, Third International Fascia Research Congress, Vancouver, Canada.


annual pacificDriscoll, M. and Blyum, L. (April 18-19th, 2011) Home based and family centered treatment of cerebral palsy. 27th Annual Pacific Rim International Conference on Disabilities, Honolulu, Hawaii.



chypreDriscoll, M. and Blyum L. (Sept. 29-Oct. 2nd, 2010) The offset of mechanical homeostasis in cerebral palsy.8th Mediterranean Congress of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, Limassol, Cyprus.


boskDriscoll, M.*and Blyum, L. (Nov. 5-7th, 2009) Stress Allocation in Cerebral Palsy: A Process Governed by Physiological Properties.  A global status quo on Cerebral Palsy, with a view to the future, Utrecht, Netherlands, Het Vechthuis.



Untitled-3Driscoll, M.*and Blyum, L. (Feb. 18-21st, 2009) The Presence of Physiological Stress Shielding in Load Bearing Articulation of Patients with Cerebral Palsy.  3rd Inter-nation Cerebral Palsy Conference, Sydney, Australia, Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre


netherlandDriscoll, M. and Blyum, L. (Oct. 27-30, 2009) The Influence of Altered Mechanical Properties in Hypertoned Fascia on Muscle Activational Strategies.   Second International Fascia Research Congress, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Vrije Universiteit.




Publication 1

Driscoll, M., and Blyum, L., (2014) Investigation of the influence of a home based therapy on the intra-abdominal pressure and spinal stability of cerebral palsy patients, Journal of Back and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation,  (Under review)




Publication 2

Driscoll, M., and Blyum, L., (2014) Investigation of the influence of a home based therapy on the health and well-being of cerebral palsy patients, Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies. (Under review)




Publication 3

Driscoll, M., and Blyum, L., (2014) Results of a 3-year prospective cohort study investigating the influence of home-based therapy on patients with cerebral palsy in GMFCS levels IV and V, Dev Med Child Neurol: 56 (s5), p67




Driscoll, M., Eng., Ph.D. and Blyum L., « Mechanical Stress transfer – the fundamental physical basis of all manual therapy techniques », Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, Vol. 16, Issue 4, p520. Published in issue: October, 2012

Driscoll, M., Eng., Ph.D. and Blyum L., « The presence of physiological stress shielding in the degenerative cycle of musculoskeletal disorders », Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, vol. 15, Issue 3, p335-342. Published in issue: July, 2011