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International Journal of Neurology Sciences

Vol. 5, Issue 1, Part A (2023)

Cognitive rehabilitation in hemiplegia


Muhammad Sani Usman, Dr. SK Meena and Dr. Neha Jain


Objective: It is the proposed generic aim of this investigation “Cognitive Rehabilitation in Hemiplegia”. Post stroke
Method: A total of 30 patients with hemiplegia post stroke with mildly to moderately impaired cognitive functions that belongs to age group of 45-65 years. The gender distribution was found 17 males and 13 females out of total 30 stroke patients. The entire population randomly assigned for the intervention and will not put emphasis of diagnostic specifies like level of severity and comorbidity. The subjects for the research for selective on a set of inclusion and exclusion criteria. 
The subjects will be grouped into pre and post-test experimental group. Interventions were administered five times per week for 8 weeks using by (Cognitive rehabilitation therapy CRT) Outcomes were evaluated using the Montreal cognitive assessment (Moca) and Barthel Index scale (BI).
Result: After 8 weeks treatment of cognitive rehabilitation therapy (CRT) showed higher improvement in most of cognitive assessments for hemiplegic. The pre-test & post-test of Montreal cognitive assessment scale Barthel index test was showing statistically highly significant.
Conclusion: We achieved maximum level of cognitive functioning in population with hemiplegia post stroke only. As they are regulated and taken to regular occupational therapy intervention protocol session consisting of Cognitive rehabilitation therapy CRT are showed effective in improving the cognitive function of patients with mild to moderate hemiplegia due to stroke.

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International Journal of Neurology Sciences
How to cite this article:
Muhammad Sani Usman, Dr. SK Meena and Dr. Neha Jain. Cognitive rehabilitation in hemiplegia. Int. J. Neurol. Sci. 2023;5(1):14-18. DOI: 10.33545/26646161.2023.v5.i1a.10