Neurorehabilitation of upper extremities in humans with sensory-motor impairment.

@article{Popovic2002NeurorehabilitationOU,
  title={Neurorehabilitation of upper extremities in humans with sensory-motor impairment.},
  author={Dejan B. Popovic and Mirjana B. Popovic and T. Sinkjaer},
  journal={Neuromodulation : journal of the International Neuromodulation Society},
  year={2002},
  volume={5 1},
  pages={54-66}
}
Today most clinical investigators agree that the common denominator for successful therapy in subjects after central nervous system (CNS) lesions is to induce concentrated, repetitive practice of the more affected limb as soon as possible after the onset of impairment. This paper reviews representative methods of neurorehabilitation such as constraining the less affected arm and using a robot to facilitate movement of the affected arm, and focuses on functional electrotherapy promoting the… CONTINUE READING

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