Therapeutic Effects of a New Upper Limb Robot Assisted Therapy Device for Persons After Stroke "ARTHE"

Not yet recruiting

Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- Patients with stroke, more than three months post onset
- No or moderate spasticity in the upper limb (maximum score of 3 on Modified Ashworth Scale)
- Observable voluntary muscle activity in biceps and triceps muscle of the affected upper limb (minimal score of 1 on the Medical research council score)
- Able to sit on a chair with adequate trunk stability
- Able to follow verbal instructions
- Able to communicate verbal information to the researchers

Exclusion Criteria

- Patients who are medically unstable
- Cognitive disorders impeding the intervention
- Visual disorders impeding the intervention
- Subluxation of the shoulder joint
- Pusher syndrome