Hand Recovery After Stroke: Exercises and Results Measurements

Hand Recovery After Stroke: Exercises and Results Measurements

by Johannes G. Smits PhD, Else Smits-Boone

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Overview

* Uniquely written from the perspective of someone who has suffered a stroke * Utilizes everyday objects to perform exercises * Teaches how to record and plot recovery

* Uniquely written from the perspective of someone who has suffered a stroke
* Utilizes everyday objects to perform exercises
* Teaches how to record and plot recovery

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780750672726
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 08/04/2000
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 8.54(w) x 10.88(h) x 0.45(d)

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTORY CHAPTERS: Ten Reasons to Do the Exercises in this Book; What the Experts Say About Stroke Recovery; How a Recovery Process Can Be Described; The Indispensable Exercise Bike; Exercise 0: The Bike; What You Need for the Exercises in this Book; A Complete Exercise Session; How to Make Something Crooked Look Straight; How to Record and Plot Your Data; PREPARATORY EXERCISES: The Statue of Liberty; Rub a Surface; A Broomstick Clock; Push Yourself Back from a Wall; MEASURED EXERCISES: One Ball, One Foot; Catch a Bouncer; Ball from Left to Right; Ball Back in Hand; Cardboard Cylinder; Ten Pencils, Mug-to-Mug; Ten Pencils, Mug-to-Table-to-Mug; Turn a Pencil Clockwise; Turn a Pencil Counterclockwise; Ten Pencils, Eraser-End First; QW; QWT; Three; Four; Five; Wafers10/Monopoly10; The Quick Fox; Racecar; A Philosopher; A Medieval Monk; Thumb to Joints; FACIAL EXERCISES: Twenty-Nine Facial Exercises; SUMMARY CHAPTERS: The Overall Perspective; When to Make the Transition to a Maintenance Program; APPENDICES: About the Authors; The Scientific Report about the Method as Described in this Book; Keyboard Layout and Finger Usage; Determining Averages and Time Constants

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