Physiotherapy approaches in the treatment of ataxic multiple sclerosis: a pilot study.

  title={Physiotherapy approaches in the treatment of ataxic multiple sclerosis: a pilot study.},
  author={Kadriye Armutlu and Rana Karabudak and Gulay Nurlu},
  journal={Neurorehabilitation and neural repair},
  volume={15 3},
OBJECTIVE This study was planned to investigate the efficacy of neuromuscular rehabilitation and Johnstone Pressure Splints in the patients who had ataxic multiple sclerosis. METHODS Twenty-six outpatients with multiple sclerosis were the subjects of the study. The control group (n = 13) was given neuromuscular rehabilitation, whereas the study group (n = 13) was treated with Johnstone Pressure Splints in addition. RESULTS In pre- and posttreatment data, significant differences were found… CONTINUE READING


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