Effects of a short outpatient rehabilitation treatment on disability of multiple sclerosis patients--a randomised controlled trial.

@article{Patti2003EffectsOA,
  title={Effects of a short outpatient rehabilitation treatment on disability of multiple sclerosis patients--a randomised controlled trial.},
  author={Francesco Patti and Maria Rita Ciancio and Manuela Cacopardo and Ester Reggio and Teresa Fiorilla and Filippo Palermo and Arturo Reggio and Alan J. Thompson},
  journal={Journal of neurology},
  year={2003},
  volume={250 7},
  pages={861-6}
}
It is well known that neurorehabilitation can reduce disability or improve handicap of people with multiple sclerosis (MS). The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a short period (6 weeks) of a tailored, individualised outpatient rehabilitation program in people with progressive MS. A randomised-controlled trial was undertaken in patients with primary and secondary progressive MS referred to the Centro Sclerosi Multipla of Catania. One hundred and eleven patients were… CONTINUE READING