Critically appraised paper: Task-oriented gait training that focuses on the safe and correct use of a walking aid may reduce falls in people with multiple sclerosis synopsis
Publication date: Available online 13 December 2019Source: Journal of PhysiotherapyAuthor(s): Prudence Plummer
This study aimed to verify the influence of Tai-Geiko on the physical and functional aspects of people with multiple sclerosis (MS). METHODS: This was a parallel-group, randomized trial with two arms. People with MS were allocated to an experimental group (EG) (n=10) and control group (CG) (n=09). The participants received multidisciplinary care supervised by a physiotherapist in the Tai-Geiko exercise. Participants underwent the assessments after the intervention. The Expanded Disability Status Scale (EDSS-maximum score of 6.0), strength test (kgf) using a dynamometer, Timed Up and Go mobility test (TUG), and stabilometri...
Conditions: Rehabilitation; Multiple Sclerosis Interventions: Device: Game Based Virtual Reality Exercises; Other: Conventional Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Sponsor: Marmara University Not yet recruiting