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Gait Training for Persons With Stroke

2014-08-27 03:33:03 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The objective of this study is to investigate the effects of an automatic gait trainer (Lokomat) handled by physical therapists compared with categorized gait training by physical therapists in ambulatory stroke patients. Gait speed, gait distance and gait symmetry are used to evaluate study effects.

Hypotheses: 1) The Lokomat improves stroke patients gait speed, distance and symmetry more than categorized gait training.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Stroke

Intervention

Lokomat - Physical therapy, Physical therapy - Lokomat

Location

Hammel Neurorehabilitation and Research Center
Hammel
Denmark

Status

Completed

Source

University of Aarhus

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:33:03-0400

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Therapeutic modalities frequently used in PHYSICAL THERAPY (SPECIALTY) by physical therapists or physiotherapists to promote, maintain, or restore the physical and physiological well-being of an individual.

Persons trained in PHYSICAL THERAPY SPECIALTY to make use of PHYSICAL THERAPY MODALITIES to prevent, correct, and alleviate movement dysfunction.

The auxiliary health profession by which PHYSICAL THERAPISTS make use of PHYSICAL THERAPY MODALITIES to prevent, correct, and alleviate movement dysfunction of anatomic or physiological origin.

The auxiliary health profession which makes use of PHYSICAL THERAPY MODALITIES to prevent, correct, and alleviate movement dysfunction of anatomic or physiologic origin.

Persons who, under the supervision of licensed PHYSICAL THERAPISTS, provide patient treatment using various PHYSICAL THERAPY THECHNIQUES.

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