How far do patients with sensory ataxia benefit from so-called “proprioceptive rehabilitation”?

@article{Missaoui2009HowFD,
  title={How far do patients with sensory ataxia benefit from so-called “proprioceptive rehabilitation”?},
  author={B. Missaoui and Philippe Thoumie},
  journal={Neurophysiologie Clinique/Clinical Neurophysiology},
  year={2009},
  volume={39},
  pages={229-233}
}
A rehabilitation program including foot sensory stimulation, balance and gait training with limited vision was performed in 24 patients with clinically defined sensory ataxia. There were 15 patients with bilateral somatosensory loss related to chronic neuropathy and nine patients with unilateral loss-related to multiple sclerosis. After training, balance control assessed using the Berg Balance Test improved similarly in both groups, and Romberg's sign disappeared in some patients, suggesting an… CONTINUE READING

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