Effectiveness of physiotherapy for adults with cerebellar dysfunction: a systematic review

  title={Effectiveness of physiotherapy for adults with cerebellar dysfunction: a systematic review},
  author={Clement L. Martin and Dawn May Leng Tan and Peter Bragge and Andrea Bialocerkowski},
  journal={Clinical Rehabilitation},
  pages={15 - 26}
Objective: To systematically review the literature investigating the effectiveness of physiotherapy in adults with cerebellar dysfunction and to document treatment strategies currently employed in the physiotherapy management of this patient population. Data sources: Eight electronic databases were searched to source English-language studies published up to December 2007. Secondary searching of reference lists was also undertaken. Review methods: Studies were included if they used a… 
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