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The purpose of this case report is to measure the effectiveness of amplified movement therapy to improve functional balance and gait in a post-stroke patient.

Publication Date

Spring 2018


St. Augustine, FL


Stroke Rehabilitation, Physical Therapy Modalities, Motion Therapy - Continuous Passive, Postural Balance, Gait


Physical Therapy


Presented at the Spring 2018 Research Day on the St. Augustine, FL, campus of the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences


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