Abstract - Effect of Robotic training on walking and balance in patient with hereditary spastic paraplegia
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Ismail Boyraz, Bunyamin Koc, Hakan Sarman, Mesut Ozdemir

Our patient was 22 years old and was being followed with pure Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia. He was provided with robot assisted-gait training combined with physiotherapy. Robot-assisted gait training lasted 40 minutes per a day and 20 sessions training. enforced about 7 weeks and three times in a week. Strenghten, stretching and balance exercise were applied as physiotherapy every day. He was evealuated in terms of functional ambulation category, Medical Research Council (MRC) Scale for muscle strength, Modifed Ashworth Scale (MAS), 6-minute walking test, 10-meter walking test, timed up and go, Berg Balance Scale before and after treatment.After the treatments, the patient could walk more confdently and speedy. Robotic training can contribute to physiotherapy as plus to improve patient walking and balance
Key words: Hereditary spastic paraplegia, robotic training, walking, balance

Volume 13, Number 3 (2016)

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