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Efficacy of physiotherapy interventions late after stroke: a meta-analysis
- F. Ferrarello, M. Baccini, +5 authors M. Di Bari
- Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry
- 8 September 2010
A variety of physiotherapy interventions improve functional outcomes, even when applied late after stroke, and challenge the concept of a plateau in functional recovery of patients who had experienced stroke and should be valued in planning community rehabilitation services. Expand
Subtle neurological abnormalities as risk factors for cognitive and functional decline, cerebrovascular events, and mortality in older community-dwelling adults.
In this sample of older community-dwelling persons without overt neurological diseases, multiple SNAs were associated with cognitive and functional decline and independently predicted mortality and CVEs. Expand
Efficacy of a tailored rehabilitation program for systemic sclerosis.
- S. Maddali Bongi, A. del Rosso, +8 authors M. Matucci-Cerinic
- Clinical and experimental rheumatology
- 1 May 2009
The association and of district-specific and global rehabilitative techniques conceived and tailored for SSc patients improves disability, HRQoL, hand and face disability and functionality, with its effects partially maintained at the follow-up. Expand
Effectiveness of fingertip light contact in reducing postural sway in older people.
- M. Baccini, L. Rinaldi, Gianluca Federighi, L. Vannucchi, M. Paci, G. Masotti
- Age and ageing
- 20 July 2006
Results indicate that the effectiveness of LT in reducing postural sway may be greater in older than in younger persons, perhaps because in older persons haptic cues from upper extremity might counterbalance sub-clinical sensory loss in the lower extremities. Expand
Different motor tasks impact differently on cognitive performance of older persons during dual task tests.
Findings suggest that treadmill walk does not involve brain areas susceptible to interference from the introduction of a cognitive task, as they suggest that motor and cognitive performances decline during dual task testing with overground walking. Expand
Tools for Observational Gait Analysis in Patients With Stroke: A Systematic Review
- F. Ferrarello, Valeria Anna Maria Bianchi, +5 authors M. Di Bari
- Physical Therapy
- 27 June 2013
Based on critical appraisal, the Gait Assessment and Intervention Tool shows a good level of quality, and its use in stroke rehabilitation is recommended. Expand
Sexual Function in Italian Women with Systemic Sclerosis Is Affected by Disease-related and Psychological Concerns
- S. Maddali Bongi, A. del Rosso, S. Mikhaylova, M. Baccini, M. Matucci Cerinic
- The Journal of Rheumatology
- 1 October 2013
In SSc, sexual function, although not different from controls, is influenced by specific disease-related and psychological concerns, and should be included in patient evaluations and assessed in daily clinical practice. Expand
Pusher behaviour: A critical review of controversial issues
Findings on controversial issues regarding PB, namely correlation with neglect, neural correlates and underlying mechanisms are critically summarized, and the existence of a multicomponential network reliable for upright posture control is suggested. Expand
Shoulder subluxation after stroke: relationships with pain and motor recovery.
- M. Paci, L. Nannetti, P. Taiti, M. Baccini, L. Rinaldi
- Physiotherapy research international : the…
- 1 June 2007
Glenohumeral subluxation is a factor associated with shoulder pain development and with arm motor recovery and should be treated in the acute stage of hemiplegia. Expand
In Systemic Sclerosis, Anxiety and Depression Assessed by Hospital Anxiety Depression Scale Are Independently Associated with Disability and Psychological Factors
- A. del Rosso, S. Mikhaylova, M. Baccini, Ilaria Lupi, M. Matucci Cerinic, S. Maddali Bongi
- BioMed research international
- 29 July 2013
In SSc depression and anxiety correlate to local and global disabilities and psychological characteristics, anddepressive patients with comorbid anxiety have higher level of depressive symptoms. Expand