The Effect of Balance Training on Balance Performance in Individuals Poststroke: A Systematic Review

  title={The Effect of Balance Training on Balance Performance in Individuals Poststroke: A Systematic Review},
  author={A. Lubetzky-Vilnai and D. Kartin},
  journal={Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy},
  • A. Lubetzky-Vilnai, D. Kartin
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy
  • Background and Purpose: Stroke is a leading cause of long-term disability, and impaired balance after stroke is strongly associated with future function and recovery. Until recently there has been limited evidence to support the use of balance training to improve balance performance in this population. Information about the optimum exercise dosage has also been lacking. This review evaluated recent evidence related to the effect of balance training on balance performance among individuals… CONTINUE READING
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