Valérie Kerdoncuff

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OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was the assessment of visual biofeedback in the management of balance disorders after stroke. MATERIAL AND METHODS This is a prospective randomised trial, which compares visual biofeedback training and traditional balance training. Twenty-seven patients took part in this study: 13 in the first group and 14 in the second(More)
UNLABELLED The effects of the modifications of temperature are well known in patients affected by multiple sclerosis (MS). They are variable and can influence daily living. This sensibility can be used in the management of the disabilities. METHOD An epidemiological study was realized on a cohort of 191 patients suffering from MS referred to the MS clinic(More)
We have studied the recovery of walking ability on being discharged from a department of physical medicine and rehabilitation in patients with hemiplegia after stroke, and the factors influencing this recovery. This prospective study was based on 93 patients. The patients, who were considered to be ambulatory, were able to move 10 metres on their own or(More)
INTRODUCTION Heterotopic ossification are frequent in central nervous disease, on the opposite just a few cases have been described in peripheral disorders. PURPOSE To describe three cases of Guillain-Barré syndrome complicated by heterotopic ossification. METHODS From the detailed case reports and a review of the literature. RESULTS The authors(More)
OBJECTIVE To report a case illustrating the usefulness of botulinum toxin A in the treatment of spinal dystonia responsible for low back pain and postural disorders. METHODS Critical appraisal of a case report. CASE REPORT A young woman with cerebral palsy had lumbar paraspinal muscle dystonia responsible for pain and hyperlordosis unresponsive to oral(More)
OBJECTIVE We have studied the outcome after a stroke on being discharged from a department of physical medicine and rehabilitation in patients with hemiplegia, and the factors influencing the choice of the orientation. MATERIAL AND METHOD This prospective study was based on 93 patients. The mode of discharged was patient's domicile, institution, the(More)
INTRODUCTION Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a neurological disease of the central nervous system that most often affects young people. It is characterized by various debilitating symptoms. The aim of this study was to assess physical activities in patients with MS and how these affect their quality of life. METHODS Forty-five patients were questioned about(More)
PURPOSE Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) disease is characterized by genetic and clinical heterogeneity. The occurrence of urinary disorders is unusual and requires further investigation. CMT disease and syringomyelia are not usually associated. Moreover, primary urinary signs in syringomyelia are not frequent. CASE REPORT An 11-year-old girl with CMT disease 1A(More)
INTRODUCTION Stroke is the most disabling chronic disease among adults. The assessment of quality of life is of great importance to improve the management of patients with stroke sequelae returning to the community. METHOD A total of 93 patients and their referring clinicians were contacted. Quality of life of patients three years after stroke was(More)
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