Journal article

Invited commentary by Bernhardt on "Constraint induced movement therapy for stroke survivors in Jordan: A home based model"

J Bernhardt

International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation | Published : 2010


Hashem Abu Tariah, Abdul - Majeed Almalty, Ziad Sbeih, Saleh Al-Oraibi International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation 17(12): 638 - 646 (Dec 2010) Aims: This article describes a home-based study evaluating the effectiveness of modified constraint induced movement therapy (CIMT) in improving upper limb function in stroke survivors, and compares it with the clinical-based Neurodevelopmental Treatment (NDT) approach. Methods: In this pretest-post-test randomized study, 10 stroke survivors received home-based modified CIMT and eight stroke survivors received conventional NDT rehabilitation. The focus of the CIMT was on the hemiplegic hand, by which the less affected hand was restrained, wit..

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