Effects of forced use on arm function in the subacute phase after stroke: a randomized, clinical pilot study.

@article{Hammer2009EffectsOF,
  title={Effects of forced use on arm function in the subacute phase after stroke: a randomized, clinical pilot study.},
  author={Ann M Hammer and Birgitta Lindmark},
  journal={Physical therapy},
  year={2009},
  volume={89 6},
  pages={526-39}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Following stroke, it is common to exhibit motor impairments and decreased use of the upper limb. The objective of the present study was to evaluate forced use on arm function during the subacute phase after stroke. DESIGN A comparison of standard rehabilitation only and standard rehabilitation together with a restraining sling was made through a randomized, nonblinded, clinical pilot trial with assessments before intervention, after intervention, and at 1- and 3-month… CONTINUE READING

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