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The SWIFT Cast trial protocol: a randomized controlled evaluation of the efficacy of an ankle-foot cast on walking recovery early after stroke and the neural-biomechanical correlates of response

Pomeroy, Valerie M and Rowe, Philip and Baron, Jean-Claude and Clark, Allan and Sealy, Richard and Ugbolue, Ukadike C and Kerr, Andrew (2012) The SWIFT Cast trial protocol: a randomized controlled evaluation of the efficacy of an ankle-foot cast on walking recovery early after stroke and the neural-biomechanical correlates of response. International Journal of Stroke, 7 (1). pp. 86-93.

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Abstract

An ankle-foot cast may enable people to repeatedly practice walking with a more normal movement pattern early after stroke.