Feasibility of Focused Stepping Practice during Inpatient Rehabilitation Poststroke and Potential Contributions to Mobility Outcomes

T. George Hornby*, Carey L. Holleran, Abigail L. Leddy, Patrick Hennessy, Kristan A. Leech, Mark Connolly, Jennifer L. Moore, Donald Straube, Linda Lovell, Elliot Roth

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Abstract

Background. Optimal physical therapy strategies to maximize locomotor function in patients early poststroke are not well established. Emerging data indicate that substantial amounts of task-specific stepping practice may improve locomotor function, although stepping practice provided during inpatient rehabilitation is limited (

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)923-932
Number of pages10
JournalNeurorehabilitation and Neural Repair
Volume29
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1 2015

Keywords

  • outcomes
  • physical exercise
  • rehabilitation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Rehabilitation
  • Neurology

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