Effects of RAT in Sequential Combination With CIT in Stroke Rehabilitation


Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- 6 months onset from a first-ever unilateral stroke
- An initial UL subsection of the Fugl-Meyer Assessment score of 20 to 50 indicating moderate and moderate to severe UL movement impairment
- No balance problems sufficient to compromise safety when wearing the study's constraint device
- No excessive spasticity in any of the joints of the affected UL (modified Ashworth scale ≤ 3)
- Without upper limb fracture within 3 months
- Be able to follow study instructions and perform study tasks (Mini Mental State Examination ≥ 24)
- Willing to provide written informed consent

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