Pragmatic randomized controlled trial of physiotherapy dosage in stroke recovery

Completed

Phase N/A Results

Trial Description

To compare recovery from disability in stroke patients receiving the current standard amount of 30 minutes' physiotherapy with those receiving double that amount (60 minutes).

Interventions

Trial Design

Pragmatic, randomized, single-blind, controlled trial of 114 patients.

Outcomes

Type Measure Time Frame Safety Issue
Primary Measures of physical performance and function, psychological aspects of anxiety and depression, and perceived control over recovery at 6 weeks and 6 months.