This trial is evaluating whether Upper extremity (UE) Training will improve 4 primary outcomes and 4 secondary outcomes in patients with Stroke. Measurement will happen over the course of Day 39 visit.
This trial requires 15 total participants across 1 different treatment group
This trial involves a single treatment. Upper Extremity (UE) Training is the primary treatment being studied. Participants will all receive the same treatment. There is no placebo group. The treatments being tested are not being studied for commercial purposes.
"While all strokes can be attributed to vascular factors or ischemic damage, some will be the result of a clot. Of these, some such as large intracranial aneurysm, the hemorrhage of emboli, may be curable." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"About 6 million people worldwide have strokes annually. Strokes account for 9% of all deaths in the United States, with stroke killing between 20 and 30 million people each year. Strokes become more common in the elderly and in blacks, women and those with a smaller amount of schooling. Rates are higher among those of low income, uninsured and less educated. Strokes are the cause of 10 million cases of disability, the majority of which are due to stroke." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"Stroke is a sudden interruption in the normal function of part of the brain. Symptoms that may occur include problems in balancing, walking or speaking, or feeling tired. It is the second largest cause of brain disorders in the UK.\n" - Anonymous Online Contributor
"The mechanism underlying an ischemic stroke remains uncertain, but factors which contribute include emboli, blockage of flow of blood to the brain, or the development of blood clots. There is no known cure available for stroke, but most strokes can be prevented with good preventive measures such as healthy lifestyle, controlling cholesterol, blood pressure, diabetes and obesity, and stopping smoking." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"Stroke has long-term physical and mental effects affecting daily life. People are likely to experience disability if the cause of a stroke is not adequately controlled, which may cause a patient to visit health professionals frequently. The use of medications to minimize the effects of the stroke, including hypertension, diabetes, statins, and antiplatelet drugs appear to be common. The high prevalence of stroke is a significant factor for many patients to experience physical, mental, and emotional impairments and challenges health professionals and patients to provide effective treatments." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"Findings that are consistent with a stroke include loss of consciousness, non-fluent aphasia and loss of function of limbs or extremities. Aphasia, blurred vision, headache, or numbness may all be signs of a stroke.\n" - Anonymous Online Contributor
"UE training was used in most of the patients, with or without other treatments. Despite the high frequency of physiotherapy, a high percentage of patients did not use physiotherapy." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"Stroke occurs at a wide range of ages; the peak age of stroke occurrence at diagnosis is 65 years and 5 days. The mean age of stroke diagnosis for both men and women is 51 years and 10 days." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"The study shows that ue training can be safely performed by skilled professionals even without an ue board. Also, the study shows that an ue board can potentially be effective to perform exercises or exercise programs." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"Recent findings has demonstrated the feasibility of a physiotherapy intervention that has the immediate goal of improving the safety of a chronically ill person, by improving the quality of life." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"New treatments such as endovenous thrombectomy appear promising for acute stroke and could benefit patients at high risk, but require further evidence in larger multi-site clinical trials." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"UE training was more effective than a placebo at improving motor impairments, reducing disability, and reducing functional and social limitations. UE training should be considered as a component of stroke rehabilitation programs." - Anonymous Online Contributor