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Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)
Rebecca Reisch, PT, DPT
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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
Waibel, Alisa and Kelton, Tracy, "The Efficacy of Two Non-Conventional Interventions for Treatment of Upper Extremity Hemiparesis in People who have had a Cerebrovascular Accident: Mental Imagery and Robot-Assisted Therapy" (2006). School of Physical Therapy. 71.