Task-Specific Training With Trunk Restraint on Arm Recovery in Stroke


Phase N/A Results

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

Patients with nontraumatic stroke 6 to 48 months previously; impaired arm motor function but able to perform reach-to-grasp movement (>/=Stage 3 Chedoke-McMaster Scale [Arm])15; aged <85; understand simple commands; discharged from activerehabilitation; living in study area.

Exclusion Criteria

Patients with occipital/cerebellar lesions; other neurological, neuromuscular or orthopaedic disease; severe comorbidity; perceptual, apraxic or major cognitive deficits; arm contracture/pain.