During the first session, the device was adjusted for patient's arm size and angle of suspension.
Once the UL was fitted to the system, the working space and the exercises were selected.
The working sessions were supervised by a skilled physiotherapist, who modified the exercise programs according to patient's progress. Data were acquired at 1 k Hz (National Instrument Board 800008B-01).
To date, however, few studies about the effectiveness of physiotherapy on upper limb functions in MS have been performed.
Despite some differences about neuropsychological and clinical outcome, task-related f MRI and RS-f MRI findings are quite consistent, pointing out the role of some specific brain regions such as cingulated cortex, precuneus, and cerebellum.