Long Term Effects of Soft Splints on Stroke Patients and Patients With Disorders of Consciousness

Recruiting

Phase 2 Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria (DOC):
- Altered state of consciousness according to international criteria since more than three months
- Stable condition
- Ashworth score > 1 for at least one upper limb joint

Exclusion Criteria

- Bone fracture/lesion at the upper limbs
- Serious neurological disorder (MMSE > 24) prior to the accident
- Botox injection on the upper limbs in the 6 months preceding the inclusion
Inclusion Criteria (stroke):
- Central nervous system injury responsible for the spasticity
- Ashworth score > 1 for at least one upper limb joint
Exclusion Criteria:
- Bone fracture/lesion at the upper limbs
- Serious neurological disorder (MMSE > 24)
- Botox injection on the upper limbs in the 6 months preceding the inclusion