Neurological Benefits: A potential aid for patients with concussions
Changes of Quality of Life scores at two time points: right after 6-week intervention and at the follow-up. Significant continuous improvement is observed in the experimental group.
The midpoint results of this study on Post-Concussive Syndrome rehabilitation shows that in 6 weeks of 2x Vasper sessions/week with physical therapy, the Vasper group showed statistically significant improvements over the control group, which just did physical therapy.
Not only did the Vasper group demonstrate significantly improved quality of life at the end of the study, they also showed improvements in the follow-up period, when they weren’t doing Vasper or physical therapy for six weeks. The Vasper group had a significantly more stable recovery and specifically significant more stability in emotional and sleep contributions after 6 weeks of no rehabilitation. Symptom variability and stability of recovery is a particularly difficult issue in Post-Concussive Syndrome rehabilitation and this study demonstrates that Vasper is an effective way to address this.
ImPACT, BESS, King-Devick Test, SAC improved after the intervention in both groups but there was no significant difference between two groups.
Stable recovery after aerobic exercise with limb blood flow restriction and cooling in individuals with post-concussion syndrome
by Yi-Ning Wu, PhD, Jessica Gravel, DPT, Matthew White, MSc, Josh Avery, DPT, Terrie Enis, MPT, Caroline Stark, BSc, Robert C. Cantu, MD