Balance training in stroke patients – a systematic review of randomized, controlled trials

  title={Balance training in stroke patients – a systematic review of randomized, controlled trials},
  author={A. Hammer and Y. Nilsag{\aa}rd and Magnus Wallquist},
  journal={Advances in Physiotherapy},
  pages={163 - 172}
  • A. Hammer, Y. Nilsagård, Magnus Wallquist
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • Advances in Physiotherapy
  • The purpose of this review was to investigate and summarize the scientific evidence base for physiotherapy interventions aimed at restoring balance after stroke without extensive technical equipment. A search was performed in the Medline, Cochrane, Cinahl and PEDro databases. Key words were “stroke”, “balance” and, “physiotherapy”. The search was limited to randomized, controlled trials (RCTs) in English. For classifying study quality and relevance, the PEDro scale was used for methodological… CONTINUE READING
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