Changes in motoneuron excitability in hemiplegic subjects after passive exercise when using a robotic arm.

@article{Patel2006ChangesIM,
  title={Changes in motoneuron excitability in hemiplegic subjects after passive exercise when using a robotic arm.},
  author={Sheila Patel and Jeffrey T Ho and Rajeswari Kumar and Khang Lai and Brian Ahangar and Charles G. Burgar and Antonia E Scremin},
  journal={Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation},
  year={2006},
  volume={87 9},
  pages={1257-61}
}
OBJECTIVE To test the hypothesis that motoneuron excitability in stroke subjects is influenced by peripheral sensory input through passive exercise to the hemiplegic upper extremity. DESIGN Case-control prospective study. SETTING Physical medicine and rehabilitation inpatient and outpatient clinic at a tertiary Veterans Affairs medical center. PARTICIPANTS Nineteen hemiplegic adult subjects with a history of a cerebrovascular event. INTERVENTION A standardized passive exercise program… CONTINUE READING
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