The present review examines aspects around the return to life in the community following stroke.
Author: Alice Iliescu BSc
Unilateral spatial neglect (USN) affects a significant number of individuals with stroke. The present review focuses on interventions to improve USN either by increasing patient's awareness of or attention to the neglected space or remediating deficits of position sense or body orientation.
This review contrasts the compensatory and restorative approaches to lower extremity rehabilitation. Literature pertaining to specific treatments is summarized and recommendations are made based on levels of evidence.