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Title: Efficacy of massage with roghan seer in motor recovery in hemiplegia secondary to ischaemic stroke
Authors: Haji, Amanullah
Anwar, Mohd
Ansari, Abdul Nasir
Sofi, Ghulamuddin
Shah, Altaf Hussain
Keywords: Falije Nisfi
Hemiplegia
Stroke
Unani medicine
Motor recovery
Massage
Issue Date: Oct-2011
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Series/Report no.: Int. Cl.8: A01D 23/03, A01D 8/28, A01D 11/05, A01D 6/48
Abstract: A randomized placebo controlled study was designed to evaluate the efficacy of massage with Roghan Seer  (a polyherbal Unani formulation), in motor recovery in Hemiplegia secondary to ischaemic stroke. Forty patients of ischaemic stroke diagnosed radiologically, presenting with hemiplegia (Falije Nisfi) were randomly allocated to Group A (test) and Group B (control); comprising 20 patients each. Patients in Group A were massaged with Roghan Seer whereas patients in Group B were massaged with white petroleum jelly. The study reveals that there was significant improvement in voluntary movements of lower limb (p<0.05) and basic mobility (p<0.05) in Group A as compared to Group B. There was no significant improvement in voluntary movements of upper limb in both Group A and B (p>0.05).
Description: 731-735
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/12834
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJTK Vol.10(4) [October 2011]

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