Michael de Groot

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OBJECTIVES (I) To obtain biomechanical parameters and assessment scores applied at a very early stage after stroke that predict best the functional outcome after rehabilitation. (II) To evaluate the predictive value of changes (i.e. increase or decrease) of these parameters during the first week in relation to the predictive value of their absolute scores.(More)
In seven women and two men with Parkinson's disease, Hoehn and Yahr stage 1 or 2, the effect of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) was evaluated. Primary endpoint outcome measure was the changing of the motor items of the Unified Parkinson's Disease Rating Scale (subscale III of UP-DRS) 24 h after stimulation. Kinesiologic tests and writing(More)
With the widespread usage of acupuncture, the number of reports about complications of this treatment increases. Harmless disturbances are common and include minor bleedings or haematomas, pain during insertion or after withdrawal of the needle, and skin symptoms. In every second acupuncture treatment, at least one of these complications occurs. Orthostatic(More)
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