4d1TqemsLXAsbIdWC4+i99zNv0n/AOC/0n80kpcYdG1zvs3Tza9gLHEy31w1jXtDCx22ln0vY/8A Childhood trauma, dissociation, and psychiatric comorbidity in patients with. A general progression and outline of interventions used with the three cases is listed in Table 2. She practiced household tasks including carrying laundry baskets, vacuuming, and making a bed. The patient’s efforts during the physical examination were inconsistent. Her gait was progressed to include ambulation outside in the snow on a slippery sidewalk. d3qbC072ep/r6S26a/SqZXuc/YAN7zLjH5zz+85JTNJJJJT/AP/X9VSSSSU4guufZ9nZnZHu3tH6 x�+� � | The patient worked on bed mobility skills of rolling, scooting, and transferring to sitting on the edge of the bed. The patients’ strength, sensation, and reflexes were tested using standard methods as described by O’Sullivan and Schmitz.43 Functional abilities were measured using the Functional Independence Measurement tool (FIMTM).44 The FIMTM tool is used to measure function in both the cognitive and physical domains and record progress from complete dependence to complete independence. evt3N/Rsa8e76NjT9D/0qmsZW6imtuFXZcwW0NoN7faLBFjf5e9jf0jP8Gi/YrBXUxmFSxoD9zS8 endstream The patient was progressed to walking outside of the parallel bars when she demonstrated normal gait mechanics within the parallel bars. For more information, please refer to our Privacy Policy. She was dependent on her mother and her boyfriend for all self-care including feeding. Please try after some time. ��F It is important to distinguish conversion disorder from malingering in which the symptoms are consciously produced in order to obtain secondary gain such as financial compensation, release from jail, and avoidance of military service.6. /Mdtqa73JmYdjHNJz7nNBG5hNcHafH09/wDX2v8AerP2bH/0TP8ANCf7Pj/6Jn+aElNN2C9wH+Ub The patient was alert and oriented and did not demonstrate language or cognitive deficits. double-step gait a gait in which there is a noticeable difference in the length or timing of alternate steps. FWNzNPElBhaisoMHJjXC0kSTVKMXZEVVNnRl4vKzhMPTdePzRpSkhbSVxNTk9KW1xdXl9VZmdoaW ZTc7NtyXUU247rKwxtlZZZpYN3rxZ9Hbp+jWnX6npt9Ug2QN5bIbP522Z9qSmSSSSSn/0fVUkkkl V5D/AEw+/wBX9F63+jqs9isvzOrC6oV4zTSd/quMgtgfodrfz97/AGvSU6aSzKsvq5uuFuM1tLXN She also began ambulating up and down six steps with a railing and step-over-step gait pattern with only contact guard assistance from the therapist. The diagnosis of conversion disorder is not specifically listed in the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice.39 However, the symptoms of weakness, balance difficulties, and incoordination fit under the practice pattern 5A: Primary Prevention/Risk Reduction for Loss of Balance and Falling. ezd+iQ3dSpc+yOpVkGtvp7seQx42+9rpbu/m32+l/wAJWkpT8quqoWX5mEDs/RFuO7s5m99dfrPs Delamater AM, Rosenbloom N, Conners CK, et al. Patients with conversion disorder present with symptoms of sensory and motor dysfunction that are not explained by known physical disorders or pathophysiological mechanisms. Again, if the patient demonstrated abnormal movement patterns, the therapist instructed her to sit down, relax, and regain control of her limbs. <>stream guBBs2/rLGgVlzdrm+nZur/m/wDttJSR2A0OY5uFhviuuoB9h9hbO/HrPo2exsVO+hX6n56TsSqu vtrDKvp/6TZ70lN5JJJJT//W9VSSSSU4f7TYx7g7q1RAc8ECnUawGhwef5p/+v8AhEnZzRS9t3Um x�+� � | ^��Ey�9 Healthcare team members attended a team meeting to discuss goals, care plans and anticipated length of stay. The patient worked on sit to stand transitions and seated forward weight shifting activities. Interventions included stretching, active assisted range of motion of extremities, rolling, scooting, deep breathing and relaxation, and supine hip and abdominal stabilization exercises. tFTPUDG7q9tm+v0G72eoynf/ADn9dRsbZ6NX6DqDhtMgXAOEv19Rwu9R1lbf5r+Qkpt05tlWM0fZ 8+eonNLG1gfZunaH19pf7d79G2td6P576/53Z/g0J+y+uyrb0zZLw5hJ0e6va528NZ7n1u9Nz2/4 9BzQSXNLQbXObu9u23exCfm/WD7DY+vCr+3AO9OlzjsJDv0e66fa19Xv/kPSU7CSzLMvrAfV6WM0 The physical therapy management program involved a sequence of steps in which the patient was progressively more challenged. Initially, the patient may "step-to" here involved lower extremity, rather than "step-through." endobj TKyW02h7nZofQ0V7217q7PzGvsaG7HOde/8AM9Gz/wBB0lMBm1j1B9sy4qYRY91IEPtfsr3B9TXe 6x1Zr4IrJ9zWfzjvzWIPUnFuRWfXyqtrdzRj1b2E6t/SEVW7nOn+bekprsy7X0BzcvK9n0iMWHuc She was independent in all transfers, self-cares, and gait. sayoXtLtv6WlrHtGrm7XMtn81297/wDi/wCoi9PDwywOrtrAf7fXf6jnDaz3/Ts2M3fmbv5aM+im 9PkD1PofpPzEJ/UGiHO6nhu2e/8AmSS5wHpwwNtdu/6371M5lzbXss6qxrq2k2sZjy1gaA5znWOc The patient was very slow and deliberate in her gait. Walking can be as hard as taking your first step as a child or as easy as a stroll through Henry Cowell Redwoods (a favorite place to walk for my kids and I). With a normal walking gait (Figure 1), the heel strikes the ground first, followed by controlled relaxation of the foot and ankle dorsiflexors in order to … may email you for journal alerts and information, but is committed ��E%� The progression to the next stage does not occur until complete mastery of the previous stage. Other variables that influenced the gait pattern were an increase in the gait cycle duration, time and duration of double support, duration of swing, and step width. endobj The completion of a thorough diagnostic workup before the therapy treatment program begins rules out an organic cause of the symptoms. Sar V, Akyuz G, Kundakc T, et al. 1mg05TrC62r7KHMwvQc6a2NoZbd7fS/Tevf9p9b1rUb/AJs9L9ay3a/bbkVZrqg4hn2mkte3LDW/ There are numerous reports describing the need for physical therapy in the successful treatment of conversion disorder.2,4,6,9–17 However, there is a lack of reports that describe specific physical therapy intervention techniques or program progression. s5+kos6j095AZlUuLpgNsaZgbjEO/dWY6A14bZgAN2vvlhADhU31vpOe1u+tn0fp04qWPZWHue27 x��� endstream endobj 2/z38tJTdx777XEW4zqGwC1znMdJkjb+ie/+smycm+lwFeM+9sS5zCwRo76LbHM3e5v/AIIgYeDS x�+� � | DjTpnbnne0WHHcBuaPWcfTkO2U0/+rPoVqBzwMelz+oua973Oa445Egfo/RsqDfzLPzv30mZk07n This corresponds with the interventions used with the three described cases. Watanabe TK, O’Dell MW, Togliatti TJ. 32 0 obj endstream A vicious cycle develops in which the patients believe that they are sick and then receive reinforcement of this sickness through the rewards and attention of others.10,32 The treatment goal of behavioral modification is to reduce unwanted behaviors and strengthen desired behaviors.6 The basic Skinnerian learning theory proposes that consequences govern human behavior. oaIbWwDjRoGif0qojY2NdIHflJTkY17LrKmvv6c7cWj0q27nFsexlTvV9/8A23sWxXXXU0MqY1jB 10. t9jf5z9Gtv0KNP0bfbMe0aTO7/O3JCiho2traBMwGiJ4lJTjMtqsruFl3T/Ss3bA0DS076mXPFn8 19. 7+Yx7bcen/gX/wBRMfqx0U5tmb6B9WywXEB7wwWizHy3XMqa702WXZGBh23/AOl9D/hb/V1UklOc ��w3T0WI�2P0T�5T R� r3MuvtYyp21lnqfnNrr/AHFD7WLMdxHUMl7TLTZXjHkex7fZR7dr/wC3WiW3udsu9fNZua5gbXQY x�+� � | endstream The patient began attending college in the fall. p257XvHpju1rfzvU+hUzb6qSnTd1Lp7S0OyagXgFo3t1BmHc/Q9v0kn9S6ewgPyqW7pLZsaJg7Hf 28 0 obj 991jixor3ABpcX/ZnOr/AJr3fR9/83/24lMqLnusDjk5gYyA71KdotJFuS2G+l6lfpt9j/ZV/gqk x��� Treatment should occur in a positive, nonthreatening environment. It was essential that patients’ families be involved in the process to reinforce and carry over the behavior modification outside of the therapy session. x�s The patient was provided constant reassurance of her progress in therapy. The tölt is a gait that is often described as being unique to the Icelandic horse. j ��w3T0WI�2P0T�5T R� x��1!ОSLe�p�uK5Z�h��f� ^��Ey�9 endstream The expectations of the therapy program and progression were outlined. wI3S317HMe6P5231K/0f/Ff6FRrcGmpjv2kPaS0OgB3pj1fSdG33ez0/zPVTNJawsro6lzaA4vAO You may search for similar articles that contain these same keywords or you may endstream MIqyMM5DSTDd5bsDdf5e6tzt3/gSc9ZiyXZWJ6Wwktl+8ODfD85vrf6+okp2Elk29WNR2OysVrgX The patient ambulated independently to and from therapy sessions from her room (500 ft). The patient worked on seated weight-shifting activities while reaching for objects placed at her front and sides. The patient was verbally praise for normal heel-to-toe progression of her gait. cfVnpzc0Z7X3tzBY+x+Q21zXvbY2qp+NcWx6uP6eLjbGv97PQY/1PU9Ra6SSnMq+rvS6+nv6eWOf endstream gait pattern requiring less energy than is the case with a locked joint system, for example. <>>>/BBox[0 0 611 791]/Length 142>>stream oaRG2BH8XJKbCSSSSn//0PVUkkklKSWP03rwzeu9S6UWNY3CbW/HtDgTc1xsoyXbPzPsuZj24z1n On the second day of her hospital admission for the medical assessment of her chest pain, she developed acute weakness and tremors of her bilateral arms and legs. She also was dependent on help for all self-care including toileting, dressing, and bathing. 32. <>>>/BBox[0 0 611 791]/Length 136>>stream 800-638-3030 (within USA), 301-223-2300 (international) 6z9G52tm32ua+yvd/Nv/AEn7ilfW5++4U9RG+wl7GWhh2lp99bK7fo+xlbWfTSUpxfc1xJ6lS0B5 endobj Human gaits are the various ways in which a human can move, either naturally or as a result of specialized training. YXZdtdVbP2q+LGyXnH9+wlzXPEM9j/0bvpV/TRX5j3l137TfVUHACtuNJiwF1Q/SVusf7G/uez9K The successful management of the three cases described in this report involved a combination of behavioral modification and physical therapy interventions incorporating strengthening, balance training, conditioning, gait, and transfer training. 9l1L8552Vhz4x9paS6h7bad7S32tsczY79LX/wBbTWdRsrsZuzrJrbX6tP2b3PLm+oXsgfn7voMd She chose not to pursue psychological counseling on discharge. endobj Liu G, Clark MR, Eaton WW. ^��Ey�9 �E%���)�� The patient had a visible tremor in all four extremities when asked to move. xkj03UEn+vv3fyklNpJJJJT/AP/V9VSSSSU4jmhjrntr6a0v3eo7uWB3+G2t/NtdX6v8tJ9G022U Short- and long-term goals were developed in collaboration with the patient. ut3fTdtY/b/ha/8Arg/2lXsY0dTxfUElz/S5aQyBtF3sd/r+Ykpf7SHsDas3Bc+trnX+32hoc3dY l5obYQ5obRDRA3/Tso9zdrd2zf8ApEP1ZHsyOpWtLnAOZWwgwSHObYKPobm/vf1PYiWZDab7afVz All registration fields are required. jraqOn1trcyG2OuJBNZdZjD0vzWeoyp/tf8AnoQwWBzWjp2EASS8C3cSwO9/pzUz6D3Vue//AK1/ endstream Q5TSx9TcnpsF5FURDKy0l/t3bXWOsbU9EpyGtNBN/TG12Et9ggljSRbXR+k9zt13/W/U/wCEWu3H � �w��-�V�����С�/ �4� WE��U8?p8��4�6j�af��q�h�hR0�8�E5���03m��ʕҞ%�6�">6�ui��H��q�hJr��/���O ��J��ͧ�)J��*:Bg���F��*1� The patient did not appear alarmed by these movements and did not lose her balance, even when the movements moved her center of mass out of her base of support. Once the diagnosis has been made, additional diagnostic testing and consultation referrals should be avoided. t+mZ6FdbPR/RqTrMlhx8gZGa+hz3GxnotLvadrGvrbU26pln/F/zf+jUS40trust6lYBD3M2N4aZ endobj �i Approval for this retrospective chart review was obtained from the Mayo Clinic Institutional Review Board. 5/0f9F70/wC0NjmNsfhipzWWBxc5oLX/AE/S3M2P32b9nv8A9GkpTx0nHvc23NuZbU5u5j73yYiy The patient was unable to ambulate without maximal support of two people. Delargy MA, Peatfield RC, Burt AA. The progression to gait outside of the parallel bars occurred when the patient was able to demonstrate a normal gait pattern in the parallel bars. endstream <>stream ENG38/dt99jPd+i9T+c/wf8Ag0vtLrR6LOo2h7yay80GS55DWbPa30XVtbsd/L9R6SlV5tlgcG9R 29 0 obj Lazare A. q/1j/g6PStY/1c6bj4WXgMFhxM2ptN1Tnk+1lDOny1/86178Wmlj3b/8HvWokkpxB9UOlDHFW682 X7iPc3fud9D06v8AP/7cajBD6mWP6dilz4lzbZBBJcHV/oz+96jG/wDTTO6fOMd3S6d+8OGO26Q8 �ř�@!�E���4C��@����@c\C� �k� The patient had normal speech and cognition. <>stream sq9232fnvSuznMe9lmfhA1OIez0XPLdNvobW2/uf9csUx1BzK6xb1Krdex5pIoJBJdsqtI3fmO+l 17 0 obj 0hpJdvcY+l/xOOzZ+j/8ETe+0vse3qVTw0EsZAEtLGMrr2zvd7v+Jf8AprbESyp78hwdRnE2wN/q The patient required reassurance and positive reinforcement of her progress and needed encouragement to push herself and try new challenges. 20. Z9262a2uOOWEFu21w9J1f876T9m/+bUjkSJHULh69m+gOxyQ33Pq9L+a9zfUsZ/Of6H1PoJKRPyn Conversion disorders in adolescents: a practical approach to, 17. tLq5ta7X6f6GzfYz3en/ADjHf8Ikp5j6tZ2C/wDxlfWTZkVO9ZmO2qHtO5zGV12tr197q7PZZ/LW Conversion disorders in Nottingham: alive, but not kicking. %PDF-1.3 All three patients gained complete return of physical functioning and were symptom free at three-month follow-up. x�s She did not show any symptoms of tremors or balance difficulties. 35. endstream <>>>/BBox[0 0 611 791]/Length 136>>stream Normally, this distance is about 72 cm (28 inches) being relatively constant for each individual (i.e., step length is commonly related to preferred walking speed) 17 , 28 and should be equal for both legs. Her endurance improved on the treadmill from 10 minutes on day 7 to 20 minutes on day 9. 7meu3e3Itqtp21/4O+uq/K/7z6sxDZ9eukvFBFOTF4pdOxkMZdj/ALT9W39L/N4+JufkbN/83+i9 tEapKQ51jDgusa+gNdsLX360mXN2zr+d/gv5az2247a3D1emhoe02gQG+g0j6Xu/nGXWM9J383vs 21. The patient was discharged home after a care conference with school representatives, family, and healthcare team members. x�S�*�*T0T0 B�����i�����U�� ��!D.� _e1 The patient was living with her fiancé. �E%���)�� Her bowel and bladder function was normal. <>>>/BBox[0 0 611 791]/Length 103>>stream The therapist advances his right , or inside, foot as the patient moves here uninvolved lower extremity. 35 0 obj 37 0 obj She did follow-up with psychological counseling and began an exercise program at her employer’s fitness center. RQ4NruLLSHtDwy7JY7az3f4NzGez2f8AHfo0phRgWVtgdLq3taWkuydx9zXtd7vT/Pa/3f10T9mh nfvt2LKtupbXY5+V091QYGUl9YgPYKvU27X/AKRjd7/0TP5vfWpHKZ6BtdkdNfoagdAzeT6jG+oX /VlvXenltdVttFddlzRc0MtyKsOy41YV25+yu17/AEPWZf6n6K5ldu+pVMf68soxm19XxLaeoMbU However, there are no laboratory tests that confirm the diagnosis of conversion disorder. Owkeo9no2ei5/wBNvqen/wB8THLa611leRmlpsDX1splrCxrXuY9r6fUb6jXt+h7/wDq0lM7MokW One factor was gait pattern and one factor was use of a cane. Learning theory and behavioral shaping formed the basis for the behavioral modification treatment approach.9,10,24 The rationale behind this treatment approach is that the conversion disorder symptoms are learned maladaptive behaviors.10 The patients believe that they have a particular neurological condition. ms+nX6leP6l1dvpGyOqdYx+ndObdTUzqvU7244ZqaqS9tuU59rd7X3fZsXHfvZXaz18j/CVVvSU7 38 0 obj x��� Df8AzTmNyP7CQyi+ioMzaj9qhtLvs5MvD/0/6Pc3b/ObNlnvZ9NBGdWXmxnU8Y3BhAsGPuJaB6nt endobj Her symptoms had been present for two months. The rehabilitation team met on a weekly basis at a patient care conference to discuss patient progress and goals. � �w��-�V�����С�/ �4� WE��U8?p8��4�6j�af��q�h�hR0�8�E5���03m��ʕҞ%�6�">6�ui��H��q�hJr��/���O ��J��ͧ�)J��*:Bg���F��*1� Conversion reaction: anachronism or evolutionary form? She had to navigate 12 steps with a railing to enter her apartment. 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