The Impact of Botox® During Robotic Rehabilitation of the Wrist Following Stroke


Phase 1/2 Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- > 6 months post-stroke
- Single stroke
- Ashworth Scale of > 2 but < 4 for wrist flexors and pronators
- Able to follow multiple step directions
- Completed all active occupational therapy
- Motor strength > 1/5 at the wrist extension and supination
- Passive ROM of 0-45 degrees at wrist flexion and extension, 0-20 degrees at radial deviation, 0-20 degrees at ulnar deviation, 0-45 degrees at pronation and supination
- No Botox® injection in the wrist/forearm muscles for at least 12 months
- Naïve to robotics study protocol

Exclusion Criteria

- Joint contracture and wrist or forearm