Impact of Restriction of the Non Paretic Upper Limb Rehabilitation of Patients a With Stroke:Randomized Clinical Trial

Completed

Phase N/A Results N/A

Trial Description

To evaluate whether the restriction of the non paretic upper limb (UL) is a factor that could interfere at the sensorimotor UL recovery for chronic stroke subjects and to verify the impact on daily function, quality of life. In this pilot, randomized, blind and allocation concealment clinical trial, nineteen individuals with chronic stroke was randomly assigned, after the first evaluation, into two groups: group without restriction (G1), subject only to the specific training of paretic UL, and restricted group (G2), which underwent specific training of paretic UL and use of the restriction of non paretic UL

Conditions

Interventions

  • Specific training of paretic upper limb Other
    Intervention Desc: nineteen individuals with chronic stroke was randomly assigned, after the first evaluation, into two groups: group without restriction (G1), subject only to the specific training of paretic UL, and restricted group (G2), which underwent specific training of paretic UL and use of the restriction of non paretic UL. The volunteers were evaluated before the beginning of the interventions, and the next day after completion of the 12 therapy sessions through the Fugl-Meyer Assessment
    ARM 1: Kind: Experimental
    Label: With restraint
    Description: The group with restraint underwent specific training of paretic upper limb and use of restraint.
    ARM 2: Kind: Experimental
    Label: no restraint
    Description: The group control "without restraint" submitted only to the specific training of paretic upper limb

Trial Design

  • Allocation: Randomized
  • Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor)
  • Purpose: Treatment
  • Intervention: Parallel Assignment

Outcomes

Type Measure Time Frame Safety Issue
Primary To investigate the impact that the restriction of non-paretic upper limb recovery would have on sensorimotor with Fugl-Meyer Scale 1 year Yes
Secondary Functional Independence Measure (FIM) 1 year Yes

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