Content - Volume 4, Issue 6

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The muscle shortening manoeuvre: Applicability and preliminary evaluation in children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy: A retrospective analysis
Diego Longo, Marco Lombardi, Paolo Lippi, Daniela Melchiorre, Maria Angela Bagni, Francesco Ferrarello
Introduction: Physiotherapy plays a key role in cerebral palsy rehabilitation, through addressing body function/structure deficits, minimizing activity limitations, and encouraging participation. The muscle shortening manoeuvre is an innovative therapeutic technique, characterized by the ability to induce changes in muscle strength in a short time. Objective: To describe the applicability and ...
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Role of nursing in rehabilitation
Christoph Gutenbrunner, Alessandro Stievano, David Stewart, Howard Catton, Boya Nugraha
Evidence shows that, in order to attain optimum outcomes, rehabilitation interventions should be delivered by multi-professional teams. A rehabilitation nurse is one of the relevant rehabilitation professionals. The model of nursing care has shifted from the traditional model (a passive role of patients) to a complex and modern concept of nursing in supporting patients to independently and activel ...
Pages: 1-2
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Benefit and safety of incobotulinumtoxina for early management of post-stroke spasticity in a patient with SARS-CoV-2: A case report
Carlos Cordero-García, María del Mar Sáenz de Tejada Sánchez
Objective: To describe a case of early management of post-stroke spasticity treated with incobotulinumtoxinA (IncoA) in a patient with SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19). Scarce information is available on this subject, as the COVID-19 pandemic has necessitat-ed postponement of interventions in infected and clinically suspicious patients. Case report: A 58-year-old woman presenting with ischaemic stroke, was ...
Pages: 1-4
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