Comparative impact of 2 botulinum toxin injection techniques for elbow flexor hypertonia.

@article{Mayer2008ComparativeIO,
  title={Comparative impact of 2 botulinum toxin injection techniques for elbow flexor hypertonia.},
  author={Nathaniel H. Mayer and John Whyte and Gunilla Wannstedt and Colin A Ellis},
  journal={Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation},
  year={2008},
  volume={89 5},
  pages={
          982-7
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To compare 2 techniques of botulinum toxin injection for elbow flexor hypertonia. DESIGN Parallel-group, randomized, controlled trial with blinded outcome assessment. SETTING Laboratory, tertiary rehabilitation hospital. PARTICIPANTS Adults (N=31) with acquired brain injury (21 with traumatic brain injury, 8 with stroke, 2 with hypoxic encephalopathy) provided 36 sets of elbow flexors with Ashworth Scale scores equal to 3. INTERVENTION Botulinum toxin type A (BTX-A) was… CONTINUE READING

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