Comprehensive Evaluation based on ICF for Goal Setting in a Patient with Stroke since 7 years: A Case Report

Authors : Dr. Prachi Bhagat; Dr. Suvarna Ganvir

Volume/Issue : Volume 7 - 2022, Issue 12 - December

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Physiotherapy management is evidencebased treatment approach that has short-term and longterm effect on functional outcome in patients with Stroke. The International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) play an important role in functioning and health for patient with stroke. So, the purpose of study was to use ICF for Physiotherapy Management in patient with Stroke. Methodology: A case-based study on 45 years old man with 7 years Post-Stroke was conducted. The problems were enlisted by implementing ICF. Reassessment was done with the help of ICF Qualifier Score and Evaluation based Physiotherapy management was administered. Results: There was decreased in muscle tone, improvement in muscle strength, improved voluntary control of shoulder, improved balance and improvement in Hand function. Conclusion: So, ICF can provide a structural framework for the problem list oriented comprehensive evaluation in rehabilitation. After receiving physiotherapy management improved the patient’s functional status

Keywords : Stroke , case report, ICF, Goal setting


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