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Chapter-05 Hemiplegia

BOOK TITLE: Physiotherapy in Deformity Correction and Pain Relief Including Case Studies

Author
1. Irudayaraj R Louis
ISBN
9788180618871
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/10619_5
Edition
1/e
Publishing Year
2007
Pages
44
Author Affiliations
1. TN Medical Services, Tamil Nadu
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Abstract

Hemiplegia, monoplegia or paraplegia occurs due to the blood occlusion in the brain. The common clinical features of the hemiplegia are, one sided paralysis, sensory loss, ataxia, urinary incontinence and staggered speech. It affects the older persons when they hear shocking news. Young persons are not exempted to it, rarely get it. If there is any blood occlusion in the left hemisphere, the opposite right side shows the defects, paralysis, etc. In hemiplegia Bell’s palsy, Talipes equinovarus, foot drop, long gait during walking, and motor aphasia (hurdle to speak or dump) are voluntary uninvited guests, they would be treated carefully to oust. Mobilization exercise is described clearly with diagrams. Stages from sitting to standing and walking roll are provided with diagrams. The given three 3 cases were the most complicated one, complication arose one after other. Case Study I – T E, and long gait occurred with adduction during walking. C S II – motor aphasia. C S III – The affected side leg hyper adducted and remained on the other leg during supine lying.

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