The Use of Aquatic Therapy in Stroke Patients for the Management of Spasticity

@article{Beresneva2009TheUO,
  title={The Use of Aquatic Therapy in Stroke Patients for the Management of Spasticity},
  author={Jekaterina Beresneva and Dace Stirāne and Evita Kiukucane and A. Vētra},
  journal={International Journal of Rehabilitation Research},
  year={2009},
  volume={32},
  pages={S110}
}
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