New technologies in rehabilitation: plantar imitator of bearing load for patients with Guillain-Barre syndrome

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Abstract

Guillain-Barre syndrome often requires administration in intensivecare unit but is associated with good prognosis. That usually means partial or full regress of motor impairment. However, we found that many reconvalescents after Guillain-Barre syndrome were suffering from different sensory disorders for a long period of time. The analysis of the sensory impairment in patients with severe forms of Guillain-Barre syndrome showed discordance between the results of clinical examination and neurophysiological tests. We also found that some kind of sensory loss was present in patients with “pure motor” form. In this article we review our experience of treatment with plantar imitator of bearing load which seems positive in correction of sensory disturbances in patients with severe forms of Guillain-Barre syndrome.

 

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A. A. Khoroshun

Research Center of Neurology, Russian Academy of Medical Sciences (Moscow)

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Email: platonova@neurology.ru
Russian Federation

M. A. Piradov

Research Center of Neurology, Russian Academy of Medical Sciences (Moscow)

Email: platonova@neurology.ru
Russian Federation

L. A. Chernikova

Research Center of Neurology, Russian Academy of Medical Sciences (Moscow)

Email: platonova@neurology.ru
Russian Federation

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