Randomized Trial of Robot-Assisted Rehabilitation for Chronic Stroke

March 2010
MD Conference Express;Mar2010, p15
Academic Journal
The article presents a study which aims to compare robot-assisted therapy (RT) and intensive comparison treatment (ICT) between customary chronic poststroke care or usual care (UC) in the treatment of chronic stroke affecting the upper extremities. It states that RT, ICT or UC were given to patients for 26 sessions within a 12-week period for analysis. The study revealed that RT and ICT performed better than ICT 36 weeks after the patients received treatment.


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