Rehab Power Hour


Why Does my Hand Curl When I Move into Extension

With Dr. Nick Housley 27th Oct, 21

The brain and neurological system coordinate and govern the movements our muscles perform, and our wrists work on biomechanics. The brain stem, which is located deep within the brain and in the top part of the spinal cord, controls involuntary muscles. The cerebral motor cortex and the cerebellum are the portions of the brain that control voluntary muscles.

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The Importance of Repetitive Task Practice in Stroke Rehab

With Dr. Nick Housley 26th Oct, 21

After a stroke, constraint-induced movement therapy (CIMT) can enable people to gain back their ability to perform functional tasks, such as lifting a coffee mug, standing up, and sitting. The CIMT basically forces the use of the affected side by restraining the unaffected side of the upper limb.

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