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Plastic changes in spinal synaptic transmission following botulinum toxin A in patients with post-stroke spasticity

Marjorie Kerzoncuf, Laurent Bensoussan, Alain Delarque, Jacques Durand, Jean-Michel Viton, Christiane Rossi-Durand

Objective: The therapeutic effects of intramuscular injections of botulinum toxin-type A on spasticity can largely be explained by its blocking action at the neuromuscular junction. Botulinum toxin-type A is also thought to have a central action on the functional organization of the central nervous system. This study assessed the action of botulinum toxin-type A on spinal motor networks by investi ...


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Treatment for idiopathic toe walking: A systematic review of the literature
Annette A. A van Kuijk, Ralf Kosters , Martin Vugts, Alexander C.H. Geurts


Prognosis and course of work-participation in patients with chronic non-specific low back pain: A 12-month follow-up cohort study
Karin Verkerk, Pim A.J. Luijsterburg, Annelies Pool-Goudzwaard, Martijn W. Heymans, Inge Ronchetti, Harald S. Miedema, Bart W. Koes


Computer simulation of improvements in hospital length of stay for rehabilitation patients
Peter W. New, Keith Stockman , Peter A. Cameron, John H. Olver, Johannes U. Stoelwinder


Increased knee muscle strength is associated with decreased activity limitations in established knee osteoarthritis: Two-year follow-up study in the Amsterdam osteoarthritis cohort
Diana C. Sanchez-Ramirez, Marike van der Leeden, Martin van der Esch, Leo D. Roorda, Sabine Verschueren, Jaap van Dieën , Willem F. Lems, Joost Dekker


Effectiveness of physiotherapy and costs in patients with clinical signs of shoulder impingement syndrome: One-year follow-up of a randomized controlled trial
Thilo O. Kromer, Rob A. de Bie, Caroline H.G. Bastiaenen

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Sports participation after rehabilitation: Barriers and facilitators
Eva A. Jaarsma, Rienk Dekker, Jan H.B. Geertzen, Pieter Dijkstra

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Multidimensional fatigue during rehabilitation in persons with recently acquired spinal cord injury
Tijn van Diemen, Wim van Lankveld, Christel van Leeuwen, Marcel Post, Ilse van Nes

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Quantitative sensory testing of temperature thresholds: Possible biomarkers for persistent pain?
Eva-Maj Malmström, Johanna Stjerna, Edward D. Högestätt, Hans Westergren

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