Improving post stroke upper limb dysfunction will improve quality of life

Published in Disability & Rehabilitation Dr. Morris and colleagues from the University of Dundee, Dundee, UK look at the health related quality of life (HRQOL) of stroke patients 6 months after the event. His paper discusses how upper limb/ extremity impairment affects patient perceived (HRQOL). The group conclude that management strategies including physiotherapy and occupational therapy that facilitate UL recovery and improve activities of daily living will benefit patient quality of life.

The HandTutor, ArmTutor and 3DTutor is used to improve shoulder, elbow, wrist and fine finger movement ability post stroke.

 

 

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