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Ehsani F, Abdollahi I. The effects of rehabilitation techniques in brain plasticity after stroke: A Systematic Review . PTJ. 2014; 3 (4) :35-45
URL: http://ptj.uswr.ac.ir/article-1-51-en.html
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purpose: Recent research indicated that the brain can change or reorganize itself after stroke and Stroke rehabilitation based on the evidence of neuroplasticity, which is responsible for recovery following stroke. The purpose of the present study was to review the previously published studies concerning effective of rehabilitation techniques in brain plasticity after stroke. methods: A literature search for the period of 1995-2012 was performed, using ProQuest , google scholar, PubMed ,Elsevier and science direct databases. Brain plasticity, stroke,CVA, rehabilitation training were used as keywords. Results: eighteen articles were selected according to the inclusion criteria of the study. There was a wide variation among studies in terms of methodology, main outcome measures, sample size,procedure, imaging parameters and type of rehabilitation techniques, etc. Conclusion: The results demonstrated that there is adequate evidence to support effective of rehabilitation techniques in brain plasticity and adaptation after stroke.
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Type of Study: Applicable | Subject: Special
Received: 2013/05/16 | Accepted: 2013/08/5 | Published: 2014/05/7

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