Category: Upper Limb Recovery

PT, OT & the Upper Limb

March 2018: de Jong et al (2018) Content of conventional therapy for the severely affected arm during subacute rehabilitation after stroke: An analysis of physiotherapy and occupational therapy practice. Physiotherapy Research International, 23, e1683. https://doi.org/10.1002/pri.1683 I’m back on one of my very favourite topics, upper limb recovery…

Changing Stroke book

It is my very great pleasure to let you know that my new book titled: Changing Stroke: Radical Rethink of Recovery, is now available! The book costs AUD$45 and, for Australian customers, this includes GST. Please note, there are additional costs for packaging and postage…

Robotics & Upper Limb Outcomes

June 2017: Veerbeek et al (2017) Effects of robot-assisted therapy for upper limb after stroke: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair, 3(230, 107-121. DOI: 10.1177/1545968316666957 Do we employ technology in patients with stroke after there is evidence that it is effective,…

Predicting Recovery

May 2017: Stinear et al (2017 In Press) Predicting recovery potential for individual stroke patients increases rehabilitation efficiency. Stroke, https://doi.org/10.1161/STROKEAHA.116.015790 This is a topic that I have been thinking so much about in recent years. The evidence indicating a strong association between severity of…

Self-Assessment After Stroke

March 2017: Törnbom et al  (2017) Self-Assessed Physical, Cognitive, and Emotional Impact of Stroke at 1 Month: The Importance of Stroke Severity and Participation. Journal of stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases, 26(1), 57-63, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2016.08.029 The last journal article I posted about on CS in December…

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