Does correcting position and increasing sensorial input of the foot and ankle with Kinesio Taping improve balance in stroke patients?


YAZICI G., GÜÇLÜ GÜNDÜZ A., Bayraktar D., AKSOY S. , NAZLIEL B., KILINÇ M. , ...More

NEUROREHABILITATION, vol.36, no.3, pp.345-353, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 36 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.3233/nre-151223
  • Title of Journal : NEUROREHABILITATION
  • Page Numbers: pp.345-353

Abstract

BACKGROUND: We thought that the application of Kinesio Tape (KT) on the foot and ankle in stroke patients may improve the quality of somatosensory information and may activate ankle muscles which have an important role in postural control and that ultimately balance could be improved in stroke patients.