Has there been any research proving/dis-proving that the Bobath Concept works?

Neither; research so far has shown that the Bobath Concept is not superior or inferior to other neuro treatment approaches/concepts.  A recent metasynthesis authored by Kollen et al 2009, indicates that the Bobath concept shows superiority in the area of balance recovery, but that no specific approach demonstrates superiority in any other area.  It is recommended that the reader seeks the original literature in order to make a critical summary of the Kollen 2009 paper.

Kollen, B.J. et al. (2009) The Effectiveness of the Bobath Concept in Stroke Rehabilitation:  what is the evidence? Stroke, 40, pp. e89-e97.

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