Posts Tagged ‘Oslo University Hospital’

Balance and mobility problems in patients with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury MTBI

Reliability, validity, and responsiveness of the High–Level Mobility Assessment Tool (HiMAT) in Mild Traumatic Brain Injury MTBI was looked at in Physical Therapy, 05/08/2013. The research was conducted by

Kleffelgaard I et al from the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Oslo University Hospital, Norway together with the Department of Physiotherapy, Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, Norway. The group concluded that the above measure is a reliable outcome measure for balance and mobility in Mild Traumatic Brain Injury MTBI.

 

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Quantifying balance and mobility problems after traumatic brain injury (TBI).

Physical therapists from the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and department of physiotherapy, Oslo University Hospital Norway, look at measuring the outcome of balance and mobility in patients with mild traumatic brain injury. Dr. Kleffelgaard I et al. show that the High–Level Mobility Assessment Tool (HiMAT) equates to patient considered balance ability in both severe and mild TBI patients. The report was published in Physical Therapy, 04/05/2013.