Botulinum toxin A, functional electrical stimulation, and physiotherapy in the treatment of spastic dropped foot in subacute stroke.


Phase N/A Results

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

Patients who had experienced a stroke within one year, and who had premature activation of their calf muscles identifiable by surface electromyography (EMG) were eligible for the study

Exclusion Criteria

Patients who were more than one year post-stroke, who did not have foot drop, or who were medically or psychologically unstable were excluded from the study.