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CVA-neuro class

CVA items

most common type of stroke Ischemic
Leading cause of disability in adults CVA
tone: has a catch but you can easily move the extremity through full range minimally increased
tone: has tone through out the range, but you can move the arm through full range moderately increased
tone: has significantly increased tone through out the extremity, range is difficult severely increased
tone: unable to move the joint through full range. rigid
visual spacial impairments, orienation impairments, dressing apraxia LCVA
quicker recover to ADL I RCVA
aphasia, apraxia, impairments of time and analytical thinking RCVA
Age, genetics, race uncontrollable risk factors
diet, HTN, diabeties, exercise controllable risk factors
Brunnstrom: flaccid. no movement Stage I
Brunnstrom: reflexive movement into synergies. tone increasing Stage II
Brunnstrom: voluntary movement into synergies. strong tonal influences Stage III
Brunnstrom: deviating from synergy patterns beginning. Movements still strongly influenced by tone Stage IV
Brunnstrom: Minimal tonal influences. Able to move extremity easily Stage V
Brunnstrom: Isolated movements. No tonal influences Stage VI
scapula elevation and retraction, shld abd and ER, elbow flex, forearm supinated, wrist flexed, hand fisted flexion synergy
scap protraction, shld add and IR, elbow extended, forearm pronated, wrist ext. extension synergy
Created by: lhelgeson
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