Targeting Neuroplasticity with Brain Computer Interfaces to Maximize Motor Recovery for Veterans with Stroke
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September 2020 -
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Stroke affects more than 15,000 Veterans per year and is the leading cause of acquired adult disability in the United States. Improving functional disability for Veterans with stroke is a high priority for the VA healthcare system. Upper extremity weakness after stroke is a major source of functional disability with over two-thirds of stroke survivors unable to incorporate their affected arm into activities of daily life at six months post-stroke. In contrast to transformative advances in acute...