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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...
The combination of brain stimulation and a challenging motor task produces lasting improvements in functional connectivity in patients with stroke-related loss of hand function. Medscape Medical New...
A new handgrip device can improve the accessibility of mobile gaming technology among stroke patients for self-rehabilitation in arm function, a new study has shown. Medscape Medical News
1. Mozzafarian D, Benjamin EJ, Go AS, et al. Heart disease and stroke statistics-2015 update: a report from the American Heart Association. Circulation. 2015:e29-322. 2. Rehabilitation Therapy aft...
THURSDAY, June 11, 2015 -- Stroke survivors who receive extensive stroke education are much more likely to recognize symptoms of another stroke and seek immediate treatment, a new study shows. The res...
WEDNESDAY, May 13, 2015 -- Testing hand-grip strength could be a cheap and simple way of identifying people at increased risk for heart attack, stroke and premature death, according to a new study. Re...
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.
We present a case of dynamic claw deformity of the right third toe due to a foreign body granuloma adhering to the flexor digitorum longus (FDL) tendon at the level of the body of the metacarpal bone....
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...
Well-organized somatotopic representation of the hand is required to interpret input from cutaneous mechanoreceptors. Previous reports have identified patients with various distortions of somatotopic ...
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...
To report outcome, complications and safety of retropupillary fixated iris-claw intraocular lenses in a pediatric population.