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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)

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    Hemiparesis Definition: Hemiparesis is defined as weakness on one side of the body. Affected side of the body can be moved but it can be moved with a little muscular strength. One-sided weakness can affect the arms, hands, legs & facial muscles. Patients whom have one sided weakness will have trouble doing their ADLs such as bathing, eating, moving about and also eliminating their waste. One-sided weakness can cause :- Loss of balance Difficulty walking Impaired ability to grasp objects Decrease

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    Introduction Hemiparesis is weakness on one side of the body, such as one arm and one leg. Hemiparesis often happens after a stroke. The weakness is usually on the side of the body that is opposite from the part of the brain affected by the stroke. Hemiparesis can make it hard for you to do normal daily tasks, so you may need extra help or therapy. What are the causes? This condition may be caused by: Stroke. Brain injury (trauma). Brain tumor. A type of dementia called mitochondrial encephalomyopathy

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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

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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

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    on bimanual coordination but each either has a different method of application or a specific type of cerebral palsy in the study. The first article, Bimanual movement coordination in spastic hemiparesis, uses Fitts’ task to examine whether the large movement asymmetry in subjects (with spastic hemiparesis) can be eliminated or reduced when both limbs are required to perform the same tasks. This study involved ten students (controls). These ten students were healthy university students (mean age=21

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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

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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

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    Introduction Physiotherapy is health care profession intent to Asses and treat the patient under plan of treatment aims to restore the level of function, relieve the pain and improve the muscle power. It is treat many different disorders such as, musculoskeletal, neurology, cardiology and pediatric problems. Stroke is one of the neurological disorder occurring when part of the brain damage and not receives adequate blood supply. It leads to weakness or paralysis on one body side. Those affect the

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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

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