Mental techniques during manual stretching in spasticity--a pilot randomized controlled trial

Thamar J H Bovend'Eerdt, Helen Dawes, Catherine Sackley, Hooshang Izadi, Derick T Wade

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To evaluate the feasibility and effects of using motor imagery during therapeutic stretching in individuals with spasticity.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)137-145
Number of pages9
JournalClinical Rehabilitation
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2009


  • Young Adult
  • Muscle Stretching Exercises
  • Imagery (Psychotherapy)
  • Range of Motion, Articular
  • Humans
  • Aged
  • Pain Measurement
  • Pilot Projects
  • Relaxation Therapy
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Muscle Spasticity
  • Single-Blind Method
  • Patient Compliance
  • Adult
  • Treatment Outcome
  • Torque
  • Middle Aged
  • Female
  • Male

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