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New Therapy Helps Stroke Victims Recover Arm Movements

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December 8, 2000
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Washington University School Of Medicine
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Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found that a new technique called constraint-induced movement (CIM) therapy, or forced-use therapy, allows stroke patients to improve motor functions, even if therapy does not begin until 14 days after their stroke. The results from this pilot study appear in the December issue of the journal Stroke.

St. Louis, Nov. 30, 2000 — Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found that a new technique called constraint-induced movement (CIM) therapy, or forced-use therapy, allows stroke patients to improve motor functions, even if therapy does not begin until 14 days after their stroke. The results from this pilot study appear in the December issue of the journal Stroke.


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