Effectiveness of Additional Trunk Exercises on Gait Performance


Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- Haemorrhagic or ischaemic stroke diagnosis has to be confirmed by the consultant appointed at the rehabilitation centre on the basis of CT or MRI imaging
- Patients with a history of first stroke
- Stroke onset within five months
- Patients who are able to sit independently for 30 seconds on a stable surface
- Hospitalized in the rehabilitation hospital RevArte
- Written informed consent

Exclusion Criteria

- A score of 20 or higher on the Trunk Impairment Scale
- A score of 2 or lower on the Functional Ambulation Categories
- Patients suffering from other neurological and orthopaedic disorders that could influence motor performance and balance
- Patients not able to understand instructions