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 Benjamin Kligler and Samuel G. Shiflett},
  journal={Topics in stroke rehabilitation},
  year={2007},
  volume={14 4},
  pages={
          1-8
        }
}
PURPOSE This article presents a systematic review of the literature pertaining to the use of yoga in stroke rehabilitation. In addition, we present the results of a small pilot study designed to explore the hypothesis that a Kundalini yoga practice of 12 weeks would lead to an improvement in aphasia as well as in fine motor coordination in stroke patients. METHOD The 3 participants attended yoga classes twice a week for 12 weeks, before and after which they were tested on the O'Connor Tweezer… CONTINUE READING

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