Do associated reactions in the upper limb after stroke contribute to contracture formation?

@article{Ada2001DoAR,
  title={Do associated reactions in the upper limb after stroke contribute to contracture formation?},
  author={Louise Ada and N Q'Dwyer},
  journal={Clinical rehabilitation},
  year={2001},
  volume={15 2},
  pages={186-94}
}
OBJECTIVE To establish (1) whether associated reactions could contribute to contracture formation and (2) whether the presence of spasticity was essential for their expression, after stroke. SUBJECTS Subjects were 24 hemiparetics within 13 months of a stroke, unselected for contracture or spasticity. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Associated reactions were identified by the presence of muscle activity in the affected biceps brachii and quantified as the amount of affected elbow flexor torque… CONTINUE READING

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