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Extra upper limb practice after stroke: a feasibility study.

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Summary of "Extra upper limb practice after stroke: a feasibility study."

There is a need to provide a large amount of extra practice on top of usual rehabilitation to adults after stroke. The purpose of this study was to determine if it is feasible to add extra upper limb practice to usual inpatient rehabilitation and whether it is likely to improve upper limb activity and grip strength.

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Name: Pilot and feasibility studies
ISSN: 2055-5784
Pages: 156

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