بهبود عملکرد دست و فغالیتهای روزمره با استفاده از درمان با بیوفیدبک در بیماران سکته مغزی
مقاله ارائه شده در لایپزیک آلمان و دنیز ایتالیا
Biofeedback therapy improved hand function and activities of daily living performances in stroke survivors
1, Haji Ahmad T.1, Haghgoo,E. 1 Rouzbeh kazem, MD 1, Pishyareh E
Introduction: Due to progressive increase in stroke incidence and need for effective therapy, the effectiveness of biofeedback therapy on the hand function and activities of daily living performances in stroke survivors were studied
Materials and Patients: In a randomized control trial study twenty-four participants (mean age 54.75 years) were divided randomly in experiment and control groups. Their affected hands were evaluated before and after intervention using Barthel index questionnaire, Ashworth test and goniometry in elbow, wrist and finger. The two groups received current occupational therapy intervention for 3 months, three 45 minutes session in a week. The experimental group received an addition of 15 min biofeedback therapy each session.
Results: Biofeedback trained group showed more decrease in spasticity, significant increase in range of motion in elbow (p<0.001), wrist (p<0.003) and finger (p<0.001) and significant increase in activities of daily living performances (p<0.001).
Conclusion: Biofeedback in accompanying with routine occupational therapy promised to be more effective in stroke survivors.