A concept design of a paretic
hand rehabilitation device with a mobile application were proposed in .
4,5Medical conditions sparing the paretic
limbs like rheumatoid arthritis,gout, osteoarthritis and scleroderma have been described in the literature.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and can utilize EMG signals detected from paretic
muscles to trigger a pattern of electrical stimulation .
4 A number of studies reported that CIMT significantly improves functional activities and maximizes motor function of paretic
The first module (taking care and prevention) focuses on improving and maintaining an optimal condition of the paretic
Harris JE, Eng JJ (2007) Paretic
upper-limb strength best explains arm activity in people with stroke.
This mechanism is designed to utilize the flexed non-paretic
knee to help extend the paretic
knee and vice versa.
16) Remember that the position of gaze where the corneal reflexes are most asymmetric indicates a possible paresis; the muscle in the paretic
eye moves less than the contralateral agonist, which will overact according to Herring's Law of equal innervation.
Impact of EMG-triggered neuromuscular stimulation of the wrist and finger extensors of the paretic
hand after stroke: a systematic review of the literature.
The purpose of this pilot study is to objectify improvements in motor function of paretic
upper limb of sub acute or chronic stroke patients combining classical physical therapy with seawater hydrotherapy and other Talassotherapy techniques following a program of intensive neurorehabilitation of 2 or 3 weeks in a thalassotherapy center (spa therapy).
This may be due to the fact that previous studies focused on different goals, such as understanding the agonist performance during different velocities (4,12,21,) or the effect of reciprocal agonist/antagonist contractions on paretic
quadriceps femoris muscles (13).
Methods: The study comprising 40 patients from January 2008 to June 2009 in the Stroke Unit of the Department of Neurology, Yuzuncu Yil University in Van, Turkey, entailed electrophysiological analysis of median, ulnar, radial nerves, peroneal, tibial and sural nerves in paretic
and nonparetic upper and lower extremities.