Response to Intensive Upper Extremity Therapy by Individuals with Ataxia from Stroke

  title={Response to Intensive Upper Extremity Therapy by Individuals with Ataxia from Stroke},
  author={Lorie G. Richards and Claudia R. Senesac and Theresa E. McGuirk and Michelle L. Woodbury and Dena R. Howland and Sandra B. Davis and Tara Patterson},
  journal={Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation},
  pages={262 - 271}
Abstract Objective: This study investigated whether or not individuals with ataxia from stroke improve their upper extremity motor function with intense motor practice. Method: Three individuals with ataxia from chronic stroke completed modified constraint-induced movement therapy (CIMT) protocols. Stroke Participants 1 and 2 completed 60 hours and Stroke Participant 3 completed 30 hours of graded task practice while being asked to wear a mitt on the nonparetic arm for 90% of waking hours… 
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