Tim Estilow, OTR/L, has been an Occupational Therapist at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia since 2002. He provides outpatient-based therapy services, interdisciplinary specialty clinic consultations/evaluations, and participates in clinical research. His specialty practice includes the use of splinting, dynamic movement orthosis, and aquatic therapy interventions for patients with neuromuscular diseases. Tim has participated as an evaluator in clinical trials for CMT, DMD, SMA, MS, and other neuromuscular/neurological diseases. His goal is to maximize function in activities of daily living for patients with MS and other white matter diseases.
Outcome measures for children with neuromuscular disorders and rehabilitation of children with neuromuscular disorders
Burns, J., Ouvrier, R., Estilow, T. , Shy, R., Laurá, M., Eichinger, K., Finkel, R. S. (2012). Symmetry of foot alignment and ankle flexibility in paediatric Charcot–Marie–Tooth disease. Clinical Biomechanics, 27(7), 744-747. Burns, J., Ouvrier, R., Estilow, T., Shy, R., Laurá, M., Pallant, J. F., ... & Finkel, R. S. (2012). Validation of the Charcot–Marie–Tooth disease pediatric scale as an outcome measure of disability. Annals of neurology, 71(5), 642-652.
Burns, J., Menezes, M., Finkel, R. S., Estilow, T., Moroni, I., Pagliano, E., Shy, M. E. (2013). Transitioning outcome measures: relationship between the CMTPedS and CMTNSv2 in children, adolescents, and young adults with Charcot‐Marie‐Tooth disease. Journal of the Peripheral Nervous System, 18(2), 177-180. Estilow, T., Kozin, S. H., Glanzman, A. M., Burns, J., & Finkel, R. S. (2012). Flexor digitorum superficialis opposition tendon transfer improves hand function in children with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease: Case series. Neuromuscular Disorders, 22(12), 1090-1095.
Ashworth, S, Estilow, T., Humpl, D Occupational Therapy Evaluation and Treatment in Kozin, S, Abzug, J, Zlotolow, D, Editors. The Pediatric Upper Extremity. New York: Springer Reference; 2015. pp.171-195.
Ashworth, S., Estilow, T., Humpl, D. Occupational Therapy Evaluation and Treatment. In The Pediatric Upper Extremity (pp. 1-32). Springer New York. 2014.
Editorial and Academic Positions
Academic and Institutional Committees
Charcot Marie Tooth Association of United States, Advisory Board Member
The Inherited Neuropathy’s Consortium Pediatric Neuromuscular Clinical Research Group, Member
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