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Inventing Help for Hemiplegic Hands

An OT at Moss Rehab in Philadephia has invented a splint to help stroke patients use their affected hands functionally.

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In this video, occupational therapist Joe Padova and his patient Bonj Lee demonstrate the use of the RELEAS™ splint, which Padova invented to allow a post-stroke patient to open a hemiplegic hand far enough to grip thin objects. The patient can then use the other hand to manipulate the stabilized object. The video was taken at Moss Rehabilitation Hospital in Philadelphia, a division of Albert Einstein Health Services, where Padova is outpatient clinical specialist for neurologic rehab. Read the full story on Padova's splint here.


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I know you have stated this is neuro Dx for a hemi patient but I wonder how a patient with Guillian Barre Syndrome might benefit from this splint?

Rosemarie  Cole February 17, 2012
Pine Bush , NY




     

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