Comparative Study of GangTrainer GT1, Lokomat and Conventional Physiotherapy "galop"


Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- First supratentorial stroke (ischaemic, haemorrhagic or ICH) resulting in a hemiparesis
- Interval from stroke 3 - 12 weeks
- Non ambulatory (FAC < 3)
- Free sitting on bedside for 1 minute, both feet on the floor, ev. holding on bedside by hands
- Barthel Index 25 - 65

Exclusion Criteria

- Unstable cardiovascular system (in case of doubt, only after approval by a internist)
- Manifested heart diseases like labile compensated cardiac insufficiency (NYHA III), angina pectoris, myocardial infarction 120 days before study onset, cardiomyopathy, severe cardiac arrhythmia
- Severe joint misalignment (severe constriction of movement for hip, knee and/or ankle: more than 20° fixed hip and knee extension deficit, or more than 20° fixed plantar flexion of the ankle
- Severe cognitive dysfunction, which does not allow for comprehension of the aims of this study
- Severe neurological or orthopaedic diseases (like polio, Parkinson´s disease), which massively affect the mobility
- Deep vein thrombosis
- Severe osteoporosis
- Malignant tumour diseases