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Year : 2017  |  Volume : 44  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 46-48

Effect of motor relearning program poststem cell therapy in chronic stroke

Department of Neurophysiotherapy, KLEU Institute of Physiotherapy, Belagavi, Karnataka, India

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Jorida Fernandes
KLEU Institute of Physiotherapy, JNMC Campus, Nehru Nagar, Belagavi - 590 010, Karnataka
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DOI: 10.4103/0974-5009.202537

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A 59-year-old male, with chronic hemiplegia, received the first dose of stem cell therapy 1 year back. Physiotherapy was started immediately. The patient was evaluated using Fugl-Meyer assessment scale and functional independence measure before and after physiotherapy. After 6 months of physiotherapy intervention using motor relearning program, improvements were observed in the motor outcome with significant changes in the upper extremity, especially the hand component.

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