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motor recovery

Improvement in the performance of a fatigued muscle or in the movement of a group of muscles paralyzed by stroke or injury.
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It is apparent that prediction of walking function is difficult using a scale that measures only motor recovery, as the majority of patients score 0-1 on admission.
The study revealed that in patients with ischaemic stroke and motor deficits, the early prescription of fluoxetine along with physiotherapy helped in enhancing the motor recovery over a period of 3 months.
Starting from the data collected using the device, statistical features characterizing clinical recovery can be extracted and used by data mining algorithms to provide probabilistic information about the motor recovery process.
Both patients with average follow up period of 3 yrs had motor recovery of [M.
Gladstone DJ, Daniels CJ, Black SE (2002): The Fugl-Meyer Assessment of Motor Recovery after Stroke: A Critical Review of its Measurement Properties.
The Renova system is currently under investigation for several indications, including stroke motor recovery, aphasia, tinnitus and depression.
Complete motor recovery was recorded when all voluntary movements were shown at the end of surgery and after removal of the tourniquet.
In addition to neural plasticity changes in the lesioned side, motor recovery may occur because of a shift of balance in the motor cortical recruitment toward the undamaged hemisphere via the ipsilateral pathways [8-9].
The EVEREST study did not confirm the positive results of cortical stimulation therapy for stroke motor recovery observed in prior feasibility studies.
He found that walking balance remained impaired long after (90-120 min) clinical criteria for functional recovery from spinal anesthesia were met So the ability to walk without assistance after spinal anesthesia requires a longer recovery period than predicted solely by gross motor recovery.