Upper Limb Motor Impairments Impact on Quality of Life

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Dr Franceschini and his team at the Department of Rehabilitation IRCCS Rome, Italy report in the October edition of the European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine that upper limb motor impairments may have a detrimental impact on the patient’s perceived health related quality of life one year after stroke http://bit.ly/gVcPuw
Immediately after stroke physical rehabilitation concentrates on getting the patient mobile so that they can be discharged from hospital reintegrated into community care as quick as possible.

At the same time early intervention and early physical rehabilitation for upper extremities following stroke has been proven to product better rehabilitation outcomes.

The HandTutor is an upper extremity hand rehabilitation tool that is used in inpatient outpatient and home care settings  it is suitable for both acute and chronic stroke, spinal and brain injury.

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