The short-term effect of hippotherapy on spasticity in patients with spinal cord injury

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Study design: Assessment of spasticity before and after hippotherapy treatment.Objective: To evaluate the short-term effect of hippotherapy on spasticity of spinal cord injured patients (SCIs).Setting: Swiss Paraplegic Centre, Nottwil.Methods: 32 patients with spinal cord injury with various degrees of spasticity had repeated sessions (mean 11) of… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/sj.sc.3101492

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