EFFECTS OF MODIFIED CONSTRAINT-INDUCED MOVEMENT THERAPY FOR LOWER LIMB ON MOTOR FUNCTION IN STROKE PATIENTS: A RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED STUDY


Acaroz Candan S., LİVANELİOĞLU A.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PHYSIOTHERAPY, vol.4, no.5, pp.269-277, 2017 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 4 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.15621/ijphy/2017/v4i5/159421
  • Journal Name: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PHYSIOTHERAPY
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index, Directory of Open Access Journals
  • Page Numbers: pp.269-277

Abstract

Background: Few studies have examined the effectiveness of modified constraint-induced movement therapy (mCIMT) for the paretic lower limb following stroke. This study aimed to investigate the effects of mCIMT on motor function of the lower limb in stroke patients.