- •The development and use of a musically applied anatomy retraining program (MusAARP) to assess and treat focal hand dystonia in musicians – a pilot study.
- •Development of an off-instrument progressive retraining protocol for musicians (MusAARP).
- •Effective objectively and subjectively in pilot testing in improving symptoms on and off the instrument associated with focal hand dystonia.
- •Individual actions progressing into functional synergies can potentially be applied to focal hand dystonia in any population, but requires further research.
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Quiz: # 764
- # 1.The subject population was _______ musicians
- # 2.The exercise program is centered on
- a.off-instrument movement tasks
- b.progressive practice sessions starting with a minimal period of playing
- c.PREs for the intrinsic muscles
- # 3.A favorable outcome would see improved
- a.self esteem
- b.grip strength
- d.fine motor control
- # 4.The Tubiana rating scale
- a.incorporates 3 elements of the DASH
- b.was developed in conjunction with the Cleveland Clinic
- c.uses a 0-5 scoring system
- d.has an ICC of .98
- # 5.75% of the subjects returned to pre-dystonia playing levels