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Date of Award

5-2006

Degree Type

Capstone Project (On-Campus Access Only)

Degree Name

Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)

First Advisor

Rebecca Reisch, PT, DPT

Abstract

Clinical Question: Does current research support the use of mental imagery or robot-assisted therapy in conjunction with conventional physical therapy for patients post stroke to enhance motor recovery and functional use of the hemiparetic arm? P: Patients who have had a stroke with resultant upper-extremity hemiparesis I: Mental imagery or robot-assisted therapy in addition to conventional therapy C: Conventional physical therapy for rehabilitation of upper extremity hemiparesis O: Functional and impairment level changes

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