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This study attempts to minimize the development of a common movement impairment following stroke known as "flexion synergy" that makes it extremely difficult to reach outward with the arm. Participants with acute/subacute stroke will receive one of two study interventions in addition to their prescribed therapies in both inpatient rehabilitation and day-rehab. Participants will be followed for 1 year.
Abduction Loading, Supported Reaching
Department of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences
Not yet recruiting
Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-10-15T11:11:29-0400
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Restoration of functions to the maximum degree possible in a person or persons suffering from a stroke.
Sudden death from overwork, most often as a result of acute CARDIOVASCULAR STROKE.
A syndrome characterized by marked limitation of abduction of the eye, variable limitation of adduction and retraction of the globe, and narrowing of the palpebral fissure on attempted adduction. The condition is caused by aberrant innervation of the lateral rectus by fibers of the oculomotor nerve. There are three subtypes: type 1 (associated with loss of abduction), type 2 (associated with loss of adduction), and type 3 (loss of abduction and adduction). Two loci for Duane retraction syndrome have been located, one at chromosome 8q13 (DURS1) and another at chromosome 2q31(DURS2). It is usually caused by congenital hypoplasia of the abducens nerve or nucleus, but may rarely represent an acquired syndrome. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p271; Miller et al., Clinical Neuro-Ophthalmology, 4th ed, p691)
Stroke caused by lacunar infarction or other small vessel diseases of the brain. It features hemiparesis (see PARESIS), hemisensory, or hemisensory motor loss.
A group of pathological conditions characterized by sudden, non-convulsive loss of neurological function due to BRAIN ISCHEMIA or INTRACRANIAL HEMORRHAGES. Stroke is classified by the type of tissue NECROSIS, such as the anatomic location, vasculature involved, etiology, age of the affected individual, and hemorrhagic vs. non-hemorrhagic nature. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp777-810)
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