Corticospinal Efficacy as a Prognostic Indicator for Walking Recovery Post-stroke
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June 2015 -
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DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Stroke is the leading cause of serious, chronic disability in adults worldwide. Over 750,000 cases of first- ever stroke occur in the United States each year accounting for over half of all acute neurological hospital admissions. While two-thirds of persons who suffer a stroke regain the ability to walk, the resulting gait pattern is slow, asymmetrical and metabolically inefficient Walking dysfunction represents one of the greatest physical limitatio...