Effects of whole-body vibration training on physical function in patients with multiple sclerosis.

@article{Hilgers2013EffectsOW,
  title={Effects of whole-body vibration training on physical function in patients with multiple sclerosis.},
  author={Christoph Hilgers and Annegret M{\"u}ndermann and Hartmut Riehle and Christian Dettmers},
  journal={NeuroRehabilitation},
  year={2013},
  volume={32 3},
  pages={655-63}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this randomized controlled trial was to test the hypothesis that a three-week whole body vibration (WBV) training in addition to a standard rehabilitation program improves walking ability in patients with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). PATIENTS AND METHOD Sixty patients with definite MS were randomly allocated to the intervention or control group. Training sessions were performed three times per week for three weeks. Patients adopted a moderate squat position on a vibration… CONTINUE READING