Does 12 weeks of regular standing prevent loss of ankle mobility and bone mineral density in people with recent spinal cord injuries?

@article{Ben2005Does1W,
  title={Does 12 weeks of regular standing prevent loss of ankle mobility and bone mineral density in people with recent spinal cord injuries?},
  author={Marsha Ben and Lisa Harvey and Sophie Denis and Joanne A Glinsky and Gerlinde Goehl and Shane Chee and Robert D. Herbert},
  journal={The Australian journal of physiotherapy},
  year={2005},
  volume={51 4},
  pages={251-6}
}
The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of a 12-week standing program on ankle mobility and femur bone mineral density in patients with lower limb paralysis following recent spinal cord injury. An assessor-blinded within-subject randomised controlled trial was undertaken. Twenty patients with lower limb paralysis following a recent spinal cord injury were recruited. Subjects stood weight-bearing through one leg on a tilt-table for 30 minutes, three times each week for 12 weeks… CONTINUE READING
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