Yoga in Stroke Rehabilitation: A Systematic Review and Results of a Pilot Study

@article{Lynton2007YogaIS,
  title={Yoga in Stroke Rehabilitation: A Systematic Review and Results of a Pilot Study},
  author={Holly Lynton and B. Kligler and S. Shiflett},
  journal={Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation},
  year={2007},
  volume={14},
  pages={1 - 8}
}
  • Holly Lynton, B. Kligler, S. Shiflett
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation
  • PURPOSE This article presents a systematic review of the literature pertaining to the use of yoga in stroke rehabilitation. [...] Key MethodMETHOD The 3 participants attended yoga classes twice a week for 12 weeks, before and after which they were tested on the O'Connor Tweezer Dexterity test, a timed test where the participant places pins in a Peg-Board with tweezers, and the Boston Aphasia Exam for speech. RESULTS All 3 participants showed improvement on both measures. CONCLUSION The small sample size…Expand Abstract
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