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Effect of Balance Training on Postural Instability in Patients With Idiopathic Parkinson’s Disease
Background. Postural instability (PI) is a disabling sign of Parkinson’s disease (PD) not easily amenable to treatment with medication. Objective. To evaluate the effects of balance training on PI inExpand
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Rehabilitation procedures in the management of spasticity.
Spasticity is a major disabling symptom in many patients with spinal and/or cerebral lesions. During functional movements, spasticity manifests itself within the complex condition of the "spasticExpand
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Improved Gait After Repetitive Locomotor Training in Children with Cerebral Palsy
Objective:The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of repetitive locomotor training with an electromechanical gait trainer in children with cerebral palsy. Design:In this randomizedExpand
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Virtual Reality Telerehabilitation for Postural Instability in Parkinson's Disease: A Multicenter, Single-Blind, Randomized, Controlled Trial
Introduction Telerehabilitation enables patients to access remote rehabilitation services for patient-physiotherapist videoconferencing in their own homes. Home-based virtual reality (VR) balanceExpand
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Rehabilitation of brachial plexus injuries in adults and children.
Management of brachial plexus injury sequelae is a challenging issue in neurorehabilitation. In the last decades great strides have been made in the areas of early diagnosis and surgical techniques.Expand
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Rehabilitation of sensorimotor integration deficits in balance impairment of patients with stroke hemiparesis: a before/after pilot study
Balance impairment in patients with stroke hemiparesis is frequently related to deficits of central integration of afferent inputs (somatosensory, visual, vestibular). Our aim was to evaluate whetherExpand
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Reduced-Intensity Modified Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy Versus Conventional Therapy for Upper Extremity Rehabilitation After Stroke
Background. Constraint-induced movement therapy (CIMT) is a rehabilitation approach for arm paresis consisting of an intensive schedule of treatment (6 h/d). The high demand of resources for CIMT isExpand
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Robot-assisted vs. sensory integration training in treating gait and balance dysfunctions in patients with multiple sclerosis: a randomized controlled trial
Background: Extensive research on both healthy subjects and patients with central nervous damage has elucidated a crucial role of postural adjustment reactions and central sensory integrationExpand
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Modulation of event-related desynchronization in robot-assisted hand performance: brain oscillatory changes in active, passive and imagined movements
BackgroundRobot-assisted therapy in patients with neurological disease is an attempt to improve function in a moderate to severe hemiparetic arm. A better understanding of cortical modificationsExpand
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A modified constraint-induced movement therapy (CIT) program improves paretic arm use and function in children with cerebral palsy.
AIM Constraint-induced movement therapy (CIT) is a rehabilitation intervention put forward by Taub and colleagues for sensorimotor disorders in children with hemiparesis, comprising consisting of theExpand
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