Effect of Qigong on Balance, Fall Efficacy, Wellbeing of People With Stroke in Hong Kong

Recruiting

Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- Diagnosis of stroke and 3 months after the onset
- First episode of stroke or recurrent of stroke
- Able to stand for more than 15 minutes
- Able to take anterioposterior and lateral step without assistance or aid
- Medically stable
- Sufficient cognition to follow commands Abbreviated Mental Test (AMT) score ≥7

Exclusion Criteria

- Vital signs unstable
- History or evidence of other neurological deficits other than stroke such as multiple sclerosis
- Severe primary diseases of the cardiovascular system, liver, kidney or hematopoietic system
- Experience in qigong practice