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ACE Report #6017
Ace Report Cover Physical Therapy & Rehab

Core stabilization in patients with arm injury may prevent compensatory movement patterns

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Core stabilisation reduces compensatory movement patterns in patients with injury to the arm: a randomized controlled trial

Clin Rehabil. 2014 Jan;28(1):36-47. doi: 10.1177/0269215513492443. Epub 2013 Jul 3.

Contributing Authors: C Ayhan E Unal Y Yakut

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27 patients with elbow and wrist disorders were randomized to undergo traditional arm rehabilitation with or without core stabilization exercises. The purpose of this study was to determine whether a core stabilization program is effective in preventing compensatory movement patterns and improving physical function. Results indicated that stabilization training yielded significantly greater improv...

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