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Sensorimotor Integration Exercises on Post-stroke Balance and Fall Efficacy

2018-07-18 11:04:14 | BioPortfolio

Summary

To study the effect of sensorimotor integration exercises on balance and fall efficacy in sub-acute stroke by performing 18 balance training exercises with three progressive steps.

Description

Balance impairment after stroke is significantly correlated with fall risk. To improve balance and reduce fall efficacy, the participants in the study group will be trained by six weeks three progressive steps of sensorimotor integration exercises. Each exercise step will take 30 minutes of a practice session, three sessions per week. Conventional physiotherapy (passive and active exercises and lower extremities strengthening exercises) will be given to the control group. The changes in balance performance and fall efficacy will be measured and compared within and between groups.

Study Design

Conditions

Stroke

Intervention

sensory motor integration exercises, conventional physiotherapy

Location

National Rehabilitation Hospital
Yangon
Myanmar
11062

Status

Recruiting

Source

Mahidol University

Results (where available)

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