Transcranial Direct Current stimulation for post-stroke gait rehab
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October 2018 -
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Current rehabilitation methods fail to restore normal gait for many stroke survivors leading to dependence on others, recurrent falls, limitations in community ambulation and poor quality of life. The main objective of this study is to test both efficacy and neurophysiological mechanisms of a novel approach to treat persistent gait deficits after stroke with a combination of simultaneous non-invasive brain stimulation with transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) and gait training. Rationa...