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Submitted: 13 June 2015 Modified: 09 January 2019
HERDIN Record #: R07-CDU-15061307200764

Effectiveness of constraint-induced movement therapy using sling and glove for functional performance on the upper extremity among selected post-stroke clients in Cebu City.

Mieralyn  C. Andaloc,
Betchie R. Hermoso,
Flan Adolfo C. Ibañez,
Karlo J. Kuizon,
Charies D. Pagarigan,
Rouselo Rory A. Paspie,
Charisse  A. Ricafort,
Niño Antonio V. Sarvida,
Winright Dominic Tan,
Aim Y. Undag,
Katherine Bennette L. Villa,
Albert A. Villacorta,
Joycy  L. Villanueava,
Ryan Benedict B. Rizarri

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Objective: This research compared the effectiveness of constraint-induced movement therapy using sling and glove in performing functional performance on the upper extremity among post-stroke clients in Cebu City.

Design: The quasi-experimental design was used.

Setting: The study was conducted in the homes of the recruited clients within Cebu City namely: Pasil, Talamban, Labangon, Mambaling.

Subjects: Sixteen post-stroke clients were selected through purposive sampling. Eight participant were assigned to Group A and eight participants to Group B.

Procedure/Interventions: Sixteen post-stroke clients were randomly assigned either on Group A and Group B. Both groups received a pre-test using Modified Kenny Self-care Evaluation. A time schedule sheet with the specific activities was given to monitor when to use the restraining devices (sling or glove). After 1 week, both groups underwent a post-test. Data were analyzed for comparison of results and derivation of significant conclusion.

Research Instruments: A Modified Kenny Self-care Evaluation was used to assess functional performance on upper extremity.

Results: The pre-test score for Group A was 36.45; 36.04 for group B. After one week intervention, the post-test score for group A was 39.58; 38.27 for group B. A computed t-value of 6.32 fr group A and 7.52 for group B were compared to a critical t-value of 1.895 which showed a significant difference. An independent t-test of 1.37 was compared to a critical value of 1.761 to determine the significant difference was compared to a critical value of 1.761 to determine the significant between the functional performance scores of the clients in group A and group B.

Conclusion: There was no significant difference between the functional performance scores of group A and group B among selected post-stroke clients. Both the sling and glove used in constraint-induced movement therapy were significantly effective in promoting functional performance on affected upper extremity among selected post-stroke clients.

Publication Type
Thesis Degree
Occupational Therapy
Publication Date
March 2002
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