Home based ongoing physiotherapy improves walking ability post stroke

In order to improve walking ability 6 months after stroke, this study shows that a home exercise impairment based training program was as effective as clinic based outpatient sessions of clinic based locomotor training program LTP – walking training on a treadmill using body-weight support and overground walking training following stroke. Physical therapists at University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA, and the Department of Veterans Affairs writing in Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair, 04/08/2013 therefore concluded that ongoing Physical therapy following inpatient physiotherapy improves walking ability at 6 months post stroke.

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