International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Review Papers | Physiotherapy | India | Volume 12 Issue 4, April 2023


Role of Bobath and Task Specific Approach to Improve Upper Limb Activity of Daily Living among the Individual with Chronic Stroke - A Review Study

Papiya Ghorai


Abstract: Aim: To investigate the evidence on effect of Bobath and Task specific approach to improve upper limb activity of daily living among the individual with chronic stroke. Methods: A comprehensive search on PUB med, Google scholar, Cochrane library, CINHAL, using keywords Bobath, Task specific training, Motor relearning, post stroke, upper limb rehabilitation by using AND, OR. Randomized controlled trials, systematic review and meta - analysis published since 2012 are reviewed. Results: 36 studies identified through database searching.13 were selected according inclusion criteria. The result of this review provides evidence that Bobath and Task specific training both are effective form of rehabilitation to improve balance, gait and functional activity among the individual with stroke and give better result than conventional therapy. Conclusion: The result of this review provide evidence that both Bobath and task specific training has significant positive effect on stroke rehabilitation, helps to regain mobility, motor control, balance, gait and functional activity of daily living.


Keywords: Stroke, Bobath, task - oriented approach, Activity of daily living


Edition: Volume 12 Issue 4, April 2023,


Pages: 132 - 136


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