Journal of Physiotherapy & Physical Rehabilitation

ISSN: 2573-0312

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Beckett Curran

Department of Human Movement Sciences, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Butanta, Brazil

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    The Benefits of Massage Therapy for Stroke Patients Sequelae
    Author(s): Beckett Curran*

    Adults with long-term disabilities have the highest risk of stroke. Stroke survivors experience agonist antagonist co-contraction, weakness, spasticity, and lack of coordination as upper motor neuron syndrome signs and symptoms. Stroke survivors experience permanent disability at up to 50%. They all add up to impairments and problems with functioning that could cost a lot of money. Physical therapy can help people with disabilities by improving their disability and quality of life. The most common form of passive physical therapy is manual therapeutic massage, which is one of the oldest forms of medicine known to man and has been used worldwide since antiquity. All back rub controls exert mechanical forces on delicate tissues via "mechanotransduction." Massage may help reduce muscle stiffness and increase muscle compliance by increasing blood flow and.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.37421/2573-0312.2023.8.317

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