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  • Case Study Of CIMT

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    Our client is Michael, 63 year-old male, admitted to hospital with left MCA infarct, resulting in right hemiplegia. From Michael’s problem list it is assumed that he has some gross motor patterns but not fine movement in his right UE. The treatment I investigated for the upper extremity in post-stroke rehabilitation is Constraint-Induced-Movement-Therapy (CIMT). CIMT involves safely restraining use of the unaffected limb while encouraging and practising use of the affected limb (Krakauer 2006)

  • Participants With Acute Stroke And Unilateral Hemiparesis

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    2.1. Participants Five participants with acute stroke and unilateral hemiparesis (Age 51 ± 17 years; Height 1.7 ± 0.1m; Weight 81.6 ± 3.6kg; LOS 36 ± 24.6 days; 3 males, 2 females; 2 with right hemiplegia) were recruited for RE gait training during inpatient rehabilitation in conjunction with traditional therapy. Participant inclusion requirements: have a medical clearance, upright standing tolerance (≥30 min), intact skin, physically fit into the device, have joint range of motion within normal

  • Unilateral Training Research Paper

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    Unilateral versus Bilateral Training in Stroke Rehabilitation of Persons with Upper Limb Hemiparesis Celeste James, Lindsay Konal, and Jenell Nadolski OT 6230 March 1, 2017 Abstract Purposeful movement of an upper limb can be difficult for many individuals with post-stroke functional limitations such as hemiparesis. Due to the level of disability caused by stroke, researchers have investigated rehabilitation protocols such as unilateral and bilateral training, and the benefits of each in expediting

  • Heiparesis: Injury To The Right Side Of The Body

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    with forms of weakness on one side of their bodies. This is called hemiparesis, often most common causes are strokes and cerebral palsy, least common is multiple sclerosis, brain tumors and other disease that can affect brain and nervous systems. (Weiss T.C.; 2010) Specifically, right-sided hemiparesis involves injury to the left side of the brain, which controls language and speaking (aphasia). People who have this type of hemiparesis may also have troubles in understanding what people say and/or problems

  • Ischemic Stroke Case Study Paper

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    stage 1 hypertension. Mrs. Alice Palmer is hypertensive because she refused to take medication while she was at home (Grace Meissner, 2011; Fortrat & Gharib, 2016). Further, Mrs. Alice Palmer has a left-sided hemiparesis which indicates damage to the right side of the brain. Left-sided hemiparesis is a weak muscle tone of the left side of the body which leads to faded movement and carrying out self-care activities such as dressing, bathing, and grabbing objects (Fischer et al., 2016). Moreover, damage

  • Nuclear Stress Test Paper

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    Please see admission H and P for further details. Briefly, ___[NAME] is a very pleasant 52-year-old female with a history of CVA with right hemiparesis, hyperlipidemia, hypertension, hypothyroidism. She presents to the emergency room with complaints of chest pain for 2 days. She reports the pain is mostly in the left anterior chest wall radiating to her left shoulder. It has been intermittent now with associated palpitations. She was admitted for further evaluation workup. IMAGING AND PERTINENT

  • Hemiplegia Rehabilitation Analysis

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    Hemiplegia is defined as the complete loss of movement or sensation to an entire half of the body. Hemiparesis is a partial loss of sensation or movement throughout one side of the body. Both hemiplegia and hemiparesis are common after a person has had a severe stroke. According to the Center for Disease Control “Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in the United States and is a major cause of adult disability. About 800,000 people in the United States have a stroke each year” (Stroke Statistics

  • A Diagnosis for Mr. Fix-it

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    taking place in the right hemisphere. Because the patient has suffered damage from a right-hemisphere stroke; he has experienced paresis to the left side of the body. “Right-sided hemiparesis causes injury to the left side of the brain, in which its functions include the ability of language and speaking” (“Hemiparesis”, 2011). The damage that occurred on the right hemisphere may cause Mr. Fix-it, to have acute balance on the left side of his body, in which it may be difficult for the patient to perform

  • Rationale For Stroke Essay

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    affects more than just the brain, hemiplegia, hemiparesis, and aphasia are all common effects that result from a stroke. “Hemiplegia is the paralysis of one side of the body and is a common disability that appears post stroke. 9 out of 10 stroke survivors have some degree of paralysis immediately following a stroke. Hemiparesis is less severe than hemiplegia but is still disabling, it is when one side of the body is severely weakened from the stroke. Hemiparesis affects about 8 out of 10 stroke survivors

  • Curricular Epidemiology: Basilar Cellular

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    the middle cerebral artery? Anterior cerebral artery? Basilar artery? MCA: hemiparesis or hemiplegia of lower half of the contralateral face, Hemiparesis/hemiplegia of the contralateral upper and lower extremities, sensory loss of contralateral face arm and leg, ataxia and contralateral extremities, speech impairments or aphasia usually from a left brain lesion; perceptual deficits, visual disorders -ACA: hemiparesis or hemiplegia of contralateral lower limbs and pelvic floor, sensory deficits