Hong Kong Med J 2008;14(Suppl 5):S40-2
Use of constraint-induced movement therapy in Chinese stroke patients during the sub-acute period
MWW Myint, FC Yuen, KK Yu, PL Kng, MY Wong, KC Chow, CK Li, CP Wong
Ruttonjee Tang Shiu Kin Hospital, 266 Queen’s Road East, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
1. Constraint-induced movement therapy is an effective technique for the rehabilitation of sub-acute stroke patients with moderately impaired arm function.
2. It proved superior to conventional occupational and physical therapy over a 10-day period in a day hospital setting and the effects were maintained at 12 weeks.