Perfetti Method in Upper Extremity of Stroke Patients


Phase 3 Results N/A

Trial Description

The cognitive sensory motor training therapy (Perfetti's technique) might be more effectiveness than conventional occupational therapy on upper extremity function recovery after acute stroke patients.

Detailed Description

Globally, stroke is the second leading cause of death above the age of 60 years, and the fifth leading cause of death in people aged 15 to 59 years old. Upper extremities problem is still faced with poor prognosis for recovery. Cognitive sensory motor training therapy (Perfetti's technique) might be better helped for recovery of upper extremity function in stroke than conventional therapy.



  • Cognitive sensory motor training therapy Other
    Other Names: Perfetti; Cognitive sensory motor training; Stroke; Upper extremity
    Intervention Desc: training method that emphasis on cognition/ sensation/ and motor movement together train every working day 45 minutes per day for 4 weeks.
    ARM 1: Kind: Experimental
    Label: Perfetti
    Description: Cognitive sensory motor training method for upper extremities rehabilitation every working day, totally training not less than 600 minutes within 4 weeks.

Trial Design

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


Type Measure Time Frame Safety Issue
Primary Action research arm test 4 weeks No
Secondary Box and block test 4 weeks. No
Secondary Extended Barthel Index 4 weeks. No