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Task-oriented training and transfer package after regenerative medicine for a stroke patient with severe upper-extremity paresis: A case study Shouhei Hori 1 , Takashi Takebayashi 2 1Sapporo Keijinkai Rehabilitation Hospital (Former affiliation; Hokujukai Hospital) 2Department of Occupational Therapy, School of Health Science and Social Welfare, Kibi International University Keyword: 上肢機能 , 装具療法 , 電気刺激 , Upper extremity function , Orthosis therapy , Electrical stimulation pp.440-447
Published Date 2018/8/15
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 We treated severe arm paresis in a chronic stroke patient who underwent regenerative therapy five months ago, using the task-oriented training combined with orthosis and electrical stimulation therapy for 22 weeks (1 hour a day, 3 times a week). Consequently, the patient's Fugl-Meyer Assessment scores and the Amount of Use scores in the Motor Activity Log improved more than those in previous studies. Previous studies showed that the efficacy of regenerative medicine for paretic arms in a chronic stroke patient lasts for about 3 months post intervention. Therefore, this case study shows that multiple interventions might improve arm function.


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電子版ISSN 印刷版ISSN 0289-4920 日本作業療法士協会

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