The importance of rehabilitation concerning upper extremity amputees: A Systematic Review | Soyer | Pakistan Journal of Medical Sciences
 
مبل راحتی صندلی مدیریتی صندلی اداری میز اداری وبلاگدهی گن لاغری بازی اندروید تبلیغات کلیکی آموزش زبان انگلیسی پاراگلایدر مارکت اندروید تور آهنگ محسن چاوشی مسیح و آرش پروتز سینه پروتز باسن پروتز لب میز تلویزیون

The importance of rehabilitation concerning upper extremity amputees: A Systematic Review

Kardem Soyer, Banu Ünver, Seval Tamer, Özlem Güven Ülger

Abstract


Objective: To evaluate and point out the importance of prosthetic rehabilitation of upper extremity.

Methods: A systematic literature search was performed to identify studies concerning prosthetic rehabilitation in upper extremity. The PRISMA Statement 2009 was used to establish the study and the methodological quality was assessed.

Results: The literature search identified 620 studies. Of these 620, 9 studies fulfilled the inclusion criteria and were included for data extraction. The studies pointed out the upper limb prosthetic rehabilitation protocols consist of general exercise programme, motor tasks, phantom exercises, Muscle Training System, edema control, functional activities, signal strengthening, prosthetic education exercises, neuromuscular reeducation, virtual image and virtual reality exercises.

Conclusions: The current systematic literature review has shown that the prosthetic rehabilitation seems promising especially for upper extremity amputees.

doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.12669/pjms.325.9922

How to cite this:Soyer K, Unver B, Tamer S, Ulger O. The importance of rehabilitation concerning upper extremity amputees: A Systematic Review. Pak J Med Sci. 2016;32(5):1312-1319.   doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.12669/pjms.325.9922

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