Stroke: Physiotherapy interventions for recovering motor function
DISEASE INTERVENTION COMPARISON RESULTS
Stroke. 2010 Jan;41(1):136-40. Epub 2009 Nov 25 Systematic Review
IN stroke The Use of
strength training
As Treatment, Chronic
Is better Than
no such treatment
To improve strength and function of upper limbs, but with no change in daily life activities.
J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2011 Feb;82(2):136-43 Meta-Analysis
IN stroke The Use of
very late physiotherapy, more than 6 months after stroke
As Treatment, Chronic
Is better Than
no treatment
To improve function, specially walking: mean improvement of 20m in long-distance walking