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(MedPage Today) -- VR as effective as physical therapy for boosting hand, arm function after stroke
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 15, 2017 -- Virtual reality games have shown promise as a treatment for pain and the aftermath of trauma. Now, a new study finds the therapy can also help stroke patients recover some ...
After a stroke, many people are unable to successfully perform basic hand movements in everyday life. The reason are symptoms of hemiparesis resulting from damage to the brain. These very frequently a...
MONDAY, Nov. 20, 2017 -- Prompt treatment of a mini-stroke could reduce the likelihood of having a full-blown stroke by roughly 80 percent, according to a new report. People who have a mini-stroke -- ...
What is a swan neck deformity and what are the causes? In this article, learn about the symptoms, how it is diagnosed, surgical options, and recovery.
A new orthopedic correction system helps improve the accuracy of a deformity correction plan with the assistance of three-dimensional (3D)...
(Canadian Medical Association Journal) People who survive a stroke or a mini-stroke without early complications have an increased risk of death, another stroke or heart attack (myocardial infarction) ...
The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA), the world's leading voluntary organization dedicated to building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke, has ...
A 63-year-old male was seen at the rheumatology outpatient clinic because of a curved deformity of his left hand, with fixed flexion of the MCP joints and hyperextension of the PIP and DIP joints. Thi...
Arm-hand rehabilitation programs applied in stroke rehabilitation frequently target specific populations and thus are less applicable in heterogeneous patient populations. Besides, changes in arm-hand...
The aim of this study was to examine the effect of the side of brain lesion on the ipsilesional hand function of stroke survivors.