Treadmill Training for Improving Walking Function After Stroke
A Major Update of a Cochrane Review
Improving walking after stroke is one of the main goals of rehabilitation. Treadmill training, with or without body weight support, uses specialist equipment to assist walking practice.
The objective of this review is to examine the effects of treadmill training and body weight support, individually or in combination for improving walking after stroke.
We searched the Cochrane Stroke Group Trials Register (last searched June 2013), the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL; The Cochrane Library 2013, Issue 7), MEDLINE (1966 to July 2013), EMBASE (1980 to July 2013), CINAHL (1982 to June 2013), AMED (1985 to July 2013), SPORTDiscus (1949 …