Effects of robot-assisted gait training in chronic stroke patients treated by botulinum toxin-a: A pivotal study


Erbil D., Tugba G., Murat T. H. , Melike A., Merve A., Cagla K., ...More

PHYSIOTHERAPY RESEARCH INTERNATIONAL, vol.23, no.3, 2018 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 23 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1002/pri.1718
  • Title of Journal : PHYSIOTHERAPY RESEARCH INTERNATIONAL
  • Keywords: botulinum toxin-a, gait, robotics, stroke, SPASTIC EQUINUS FOOT, BODY-WEIGHT SUPPORT, SUBACUTE STROKE, CONTROLLED-TRIAL, DOUBLE-BLIND, WALKING ABILITY, LIMB SPASTICITY, SINGLE-BLIND, EFFICACY, PILOT

Abstract

ObjectiveTo investigate combined effects of robot-assisted training (RAT) and physical therapy versus physical therapy only on balance and gait function of chronic stroke patients after botulinum toxin-A (BoNT-A) treatment.