Combined Behavioral Approaches With Functional Electrical Therapy in Stroke Rehabilitation


Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- The onset duration more than 6 months
- An initial upper extremity subsection of the Fugl-Meyer Assessment score of 33 to 52 indicating moderate or moderate-to-mild movement impairment
- No serious cognitive deficits (a score of more than 24 on the Mini Mental State Exam)
- The availability of caregiver for assistance during the 6-hour restraint time of unaffected extremity per day
- No balance problems sufficient to compromise safety when wearing the project's constraint device with the assistance of the caregiver
- Considerable nonuse of the affected upper extremity (an AOU score < 2.5 of Motor Activity Log)

Exclusion Criteria

- Exhibit physician determined major medical problems or poor physical conditions that would interfere with participation
- Excessive pain in any joint that might limit participation