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MusicGlove: Hand Rehabilitation Through Music and Gaming

Groundbreaking sensorized glove proven to improve a user’s hand function after a stroke or other neurological or muscular injuries significantly more than conventional therapyRead more about MusicGl...

The Absence of Something

Having lost interest in the grand rounds lecture being given, I began to glance around the large hall. Patches of sunshine set certain things alight, one of which was a colleague’s left hand resting...

Not all obese people develop metabolic problems linked to excess weight

New research demonstrates that obesity does not always go hand in hand with metabolic changes in the body that can lead to diabetes, heart disease and stroke.

Young adults aren't too young to be at risk for a stroke

Jennifer Reilly was 28 years old when she began experiencing some odd symptoms. Half of her left hand went numb. She could move her fingers, but she couldn't feel anything on the outer part of that ha...

Pacific Biosciences Still Trying To Claw Out Its Own Niche

Hand transplant research sheds light on touch

Recovery of feeling can gradually improve for years after a hand transplant, suggests a small study that points to changes in the brain, not just the new hand, as a reason. Research presented at a mee...

K2M obtains FDA 510(k) approval for MESA 2 Deformity Spinal System

Medical device company K2M Group Holdings has obtained 510(k) approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its MESA 2 Deformity Spinal System.

Stroke survivors may be at higher risk of having cancer

People who had a stroke may develop cancer at a higher rate than those who do not have a stroke, according to research presented at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 20...

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Botulinum toxin type-A in the management of spastic equinovarus deformity after stroke. Comparison of 2 injection techniques.

To retrospectively compare 2 injection techniques in the management of spastic equinovarus deformity after stroke.

The extent of altered digit force direction correlates with clinical upper extremity impairment in chronic stroke survivors.

Many stroke survivors suffer from impaired hand function. Biomechanics of hand grip suggests that abnormally directed grip force can hamper gripping abilities and hand function. This study examined th...

Rasch analysis of a new hierarchical scoring system for evaluating hand function on the motor assessment scale for stroke.

Objectives. (1) To develop two independent measurement scales for use as items assessing hand movements and hand activities within the Motor Assessment Scale (MAS), an existing instrument used for cli...

Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation to Primary Motor Area Improves Hand Dexterity and Selective Attention in Chronic Stroke.

The aim of this study was to determine whether transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) applied to the primary motor hand area modulates hand dexterity and selective attention after stroke.

Cortical Mechanisms of Mirror Therapy After Stroke.

Background and Objective. Mirror therapy is a new form of stroke rehabilitation that uses the mirror reflection of the unaffected hand in place of the affected hand to augment movement training. The m...

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