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    Trunk Impairment Scale

    Quantifies disability after stroke; also validated in Parkinson’s disease.

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    Note: Starting position is patient sitting on edge of bed or table without back or arm support.

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    Dr. Geert Verheyden

    About the Creator

    Geert Verheyden, MD, is a professor of rehabilitation sciences at Katholieke Universiteit in Leuven, Belgium. He is also the secretary of POC Rehabilitation Sciences and Physiotherapy and is published in multiple academic journals. Dr. Verheyden's research interests include sensory and motor status, and noninvasive brain stimulation of patients who have suffered from a stroke.

    To view Dr. Geert Verheyden's publications, visit PubMed

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