Acute Effects of Thai Traditional Massage on Cerebrovascular Reactivity in Ischemic Stroke Patients


Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

1. A single ischemic stroke with Middle cerebral artery (MCA) stenosis
2. Men or women age 50-80 years
3. Physician's approvals to participate the study
4. Stroke experienced at least 7 days of ischemic stroke onset and no more than 6 months before study enrollment
5. The modified rankin scale level is 2 or 3

Exclusion Criteria

1. History of serious diseases
- Musculoskeletal diseases (Chronic arthritis, Lower spondylosis/spondylolisthesis with radiculopathy, Spinal deformity, Cervical spondylosis, Rheumatoid arthritis)
- Cardiovascular diseases (Poorly control hypertension, Heart disease class C and D)
- Neurological disorders (Peripheral neuropathy, Parkinson)
- Respiratory diseases (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
- Brain disorders (Cardioembolic, Severe dementia, Alzheimer's disease)
- Medical condition precluding taking Anticoagulant and Statin drug
2. Temporal window were not found