Influence of Kinesio Taping® in Paretic Tibialis Anterior Muscle During Patient Gait and Balance After Stroke


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Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- Clinical diagnosis of stroke Ischemic or Hemorrhagic proven by clinical examination and imaging;
- Stroke with minimal evolution of six months (chronic hemiparetic more than 6 months after injury);
- Kinetic-functional Diagnostic hemiparesis, spasticity degrees with between 1 and 2 in Ashworth scale modified for muscle group of ankle plantar flexor;
- People over 21 years;
- What do not use assistive devices while driving;
- Absence of cognitive impairment (Mini-Mental State Examination MMSE - illiterate ≤ 15 points, 1-11 years of schooling ≤ 22 with higher education to 11 years ≤ 27)

Exclusion Criteria

- Presented range of motion to lowest passive dorsiflexion than 5 degrees;
- If there were missing during the intervention period;
- Presented clinical comorbidities that interfere in the intervention such as high blood pressure or cardiac arrhythmias
- And submit pathological deformities of the lower limbs or presence of scabs on malleolus