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Evidence for the effectiveness of walking training on walking and self-care after stroke: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Sinikka H. Peurala, Auli H. Karttunen , Tuulikki Sjögren, Jaana Paltamaa, Ari Heinonen

Objective: To examine the effect of randomized controlled trials of walking training on walking and self-care in patients with stroke. Data sources: MEDLINE, CINAHL, Embase, PEDro, OTSeeker, Central, and manual search to the end of August 2012. Study selection: English, Finnish, Swedish, or German language walking training randomized controlled trials for patients over 18 years of age with str ...


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Thilo O. Kromer, Ulrike G. Tautenhahn, Rob A. de Bie, J. Bart Staal, Caroline H.G. Bastiaenen
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3 Abstracts: 16th European Congress of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine

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4 Abstracts: Asian Oceania Conference of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine

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5 Effect of manual therapy and stretching on neck muscle strength and mobility in chronic neck pain
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Dynamic weight loading in older people with hip fracture
Akke Bakker, Taco J. Blokhuis, Michelle D.M.E. Meeks, Hermie J. Hermens, Herman R. Holtslag

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Client-centred therapy in multiple sclerosis: More intensive diagnostic evaluation and less intensive treatment
Isaline C. J. M Eyssen, Joost Dekker, Vincent de Groot, Esther M. J Steultjens , Dirk L. Knol, Chris H. Polman, Martijn P.M. Steultjens

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Long-term outcomes of a multidisciplinary cognitive behavioral programme for coping with chronic neuropathic spinal cord injury pain
Matagne Heutink, Marcel WM Post, Peter Luthart, Marijke Schuitemaker, Sandra Slangen, Jolante Sweers, Lonneke Vlemmix, Eline Lindeman

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The relative effect of coping strategy and depression on health-related quality of life in patients in the chronic phase after stroke
Marieke M. Visser, Laurien Aben, Majanka H. Heijenbrok-Kal, Jan J.V. Busschbach, Gerard M. Ribbers

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