Robot-Assisted Therapy in Stroke Patients


Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

1. 3 to 24 months onset from a first-ever unilateral stroke
2. an initial UL subsection of the Fugl-Meyer Assessment score of 18 to 56 indicating moderate to severe and moderate UL movement impairment
3. no excessive spasticity in any of the joints of the affected UL (shoulder, elbow, wrist, fingers)
4. be able to follow study instructions and perform study tasks
5. without upper limb fracture within 3 months
6. lack of participation in any experimental rehabilitation or drug studies during the study period
7. willing to provide written informed consent

Exclusion Criteria

1. subjects exhibiting physician-determined major medical problems or poor physical conditions that would interfere with participation
2. subjects with excessive pain in any joint that might limit participation