Hemiplegia

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Hemiplegia

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Hemiplegia" returned 202 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Quantification of gait using insole type foot pressure monitor : clinical application for chronic hemiplegia].
 

Author(s): Yutaro Naito, Yoshiko Kimura, Takashi Hashimoto, Masao Mori, Yoshimi Takemoto

Journal: J. UOEH. 2014 Mar;36(1):41-8.

 

Home-based stroke hemiplegia patients tend to fall easily. Poor toe clearance is reported to be one of the causes of falling, although there are many other related factors. We developed a low-priced insole type portable foot pressure measurement device, and measured the foot pressure ...

Last Updated: 17 Mar 2014

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Relationship of EMG/SMG features and muscle strength level: an exploratory study on tibialis anterior muscles during plantar-flexion among hemiplegia patients.
 

Author(s): Huihui Li, Guoru Zhao, Yongjin Zhou, Xin Chen, Zhen Ji, Lei Wang

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Improvement in muscle strength is an important aim for the rehabilitation of hemiplegia patients. Presently, the rehabilitation prescription depends on the evaluation results of muscle strength, which are routinely estimated by experienced physicians and therefore not finely quantitative. ...

Last Updated: 14 Feb 2014

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The impact of abnormal muscle tone from hemiplegia on reclining wheelchair positioning: a sliding and pressure evaluation.
 

Author(s): H C Huang, Y S Lin, J M Chen, C H Yeh, K C Chung

Journal: Eur J Phys Rehabil Med. 2013 Oct;49(5):619-28.

 

Little is known about the influence of existing muscle tone abnormality on the sitting posture of stroke patients in reclining wheelchairs.

Last Updated: 22 Oct 2013

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The terms "Hemiplegia" returned 10 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Brain reorganization following intervention in children with congenital hemiplegia: a systematic review.
 

Author(s): E Inguaggiato, G Sgandurra, S Perazza, A Guzzetta, G Cioni

Journal: Neural Plast.. 2013 ;2013():356275.

 

Noninvasive rehabilitation strategies for children with unilateral cerebral palsy are routinely used to improve hand motor function, activity, and participation. Nevertheless, the studies exploring their effects on brain structure and function are very scarce. Recently, structural ...

Last Updated: 24 Dec 2013

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[Alrternating hemiplegia of childhood: a case report and literature review].
 

Author(s): Martín Traut, Brian M Cavagnari, José H Méndez, Hernán Amartino

Journal: Arch Argent Pediatr. 2012 Oct;110(5):e86-90.

 

Alternating hemiplegia of childhood is an entity of uncertain etiology, with an incidence of about one case per million. This paroxysmal disease with progressive course is characterized by repeated episodes of hemiplegia that alternates its location and that may last from a few minutes ...

Last Updated: 16 Oct 2012

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Valid and reliable instruments for arm-hand assessment at ICF activity level in persons with hemiplegia: a systematic review.
 

Author(s): Ryanne J M Lemmens, Annick A A Timmermans, Yvonne J M Janssen-Potten, Rob J E M Smeets, Henk A M Seelen

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Loss of arm-hand performance due to a hemiparesis as a result of stroke or cerebral palsy (CP), leads to large problems in daily life of these patients. Assessment of arm-hand performance is important in both clinical practice and research. To gain more insight in e.g. effectiveness ...

Last Updated: 16 May 2012

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Immediate Effect of Postural Muscle's Vibrations on Gait in Chronic Vascular Hemiplegia
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Hemiplegia; Stroke

 

Last Updated: 2 Apr 2014

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Bimanual Training in Children With Hemiplegia
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Hemiplegia; Cerebral Palsy; Children

 

Last Updated: 8 Sep 2011

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