Muscle Tone Changes in Acute Stroke According to Brain Injury

Recruiting

Phase N/A Results N/A

Trial Description

The purpose of the study is to examine connections between muscle tones, strength and function after stroke.

Detailed Description

Measurements are intended to repeat every two days in acute phase to discover possible changes in tone and strength in arm and leg muscles.

Conditions

Trial Design

  • Observation: Case-Only
  • Perspective: Prospective
  • Sampling: Probability Sample

Trial Population

Stroke patients in Middle-Finland Central hospital

Outcomes

Type Measure Time Frame Safety Issue
Primary Muscle tone Immediately after stroke, during the first week in hospital every other day, and then once a week before discharging from hospital No
Secondary Muscle strength Immediately after stroke, during the first week in hospital every other day, and then once a week before discharging from hospital No

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