Music listening enhances cognitive recovery after middle cerebral artery stroke

Music exposure also enhances emotional and cognitive functioning in healthy subjects and in various clinical patient groups. The potential role of music in neurological rehabilitation, however, has not been systematically investigated. This single-blind, randomized, and controlled trial was designed to determine whether everyday music listening …

Balance and Coordination

B.     Components of Balance Maintenance 1.      Postural strategies – for standing balance a.       Ankle strategy – ankle flexor/extensor muscles are activated to counter anterior and posterior sway b.      Hip strategy – hip flexion and extension used to redistribute C.O.G within the B.O.S c.       Stepping strategy …

HIP REHABILITATION AFTER SURGERY

3. What are the indications for these procedures? The main indications are to relieve pain caused by arthritis, correct deformity, and restore range of motion (ROM) and function. More specifically, candidates for hip replacements have severe degenerative changes on their hip x-rays and the failure …

Biofeedback for robotic gait rehabilitation

Abstract Background Development and increasing acceptance of rehabilitation robots as well as advances in technology allow new forms of therapy for patients with neurological disorders. Robot-assisted gait therapy can increase the training duration and the intensity for the patients while reducing the physical strain for …