constraint-induced movement therapy

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A method of rehabilitation in which a patient is encouraged to use an injured body part by limiting the use of uninjured body parts. The technique is used, e.g., in rehabilitation from stroke and can help to overcome the nonproductive behavior of learned nonuse. See: stroke
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CIMT is defined as the area of tissue starting at the luminal intimal interface and the media adventitia interface of common carotid artery.
3] exposure was not associated with CIMT and systolic BP overall, associations within strata of DNMT1 were observed, and the magnitude and the direction of these associations depended on DNMT1 genotypes.
Our hypothesis was that hypertensive and diabetic patients will be having more CIMT as compare to normal participants.
Conclusion: CIMT approach is better in improving functional status of child with cerebral palsy as compared to BMT.
When people with increased CIMT took a pomegranate juice supplement, they experienced an average 30% reduction in CIMT (hence a widening of the area for blood flow).
Articles were then chosen to be evaluated if the information provided within these articles occurred within the past decade and if the information analyzed the effects, either positive or negative, of CIMT as well as the overall outcome of the patients.
We have found that FRS and PROCAM evaluated CVD risk as low in a high proportion of HIV-infected patients with evidence of subclinical atherosclerosis as measured by CIMT (61.
For instance, a question asking how often a practitioner used high-frequency vibration to stretch and strengthen a contracting muscle represented the Rood approach, while a question asking whether a practitioner encouraged the client to restrain his/her unaffected arm using a sling or mitt for at least six hours throughout the day described a principle of CIMT.
Since quantification of CIMT and carotid plaque formation provide different information of the atherosclerotic status and burden in the carotid artery, a thorough scan of all carotid arteries, including plaque assessment, may increase sensitivity for identifying subclinical vascular disease.
Later subjects underwent CIMT measurement in radiology department.