Rehabilitation therapies after botulinum toxin-A injection to manage limb spasticity: a systematic review.

@article{Kinnear2014RehabilitationTA,
  title={Rehabilitation therapies after botulinum toxin-A injection to manage limb spasticity: a systematic review.},
  author={Bianca Zoe Kinnear and Natasha A Lannin and Anne Cusick and Lisa Anne Harvey and Barry Rawicki},
  journal={Physical therapy},
  year={2014},
  volume={94 11},
  pages={1569-81}
}
BACKGROUND Botulinum toxin A (BoNT-A) injections are increasingly used to treat muscle spasticity and are often complemented by adjunctive rehabilitation therapies; however, little is known about the effect of therapy after injection. PURPOSE The aim of this study was to identify and summarize evidence on rehabilitation therapies used after BoNT-A injections to improve motor function in adults with neurological impairments. DATA SOURCES Searches were conducted in PubMed, EMBASE, Cochrane… CONTINUE READING

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