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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I21RX003612-01A1
Title: Feasibility of combination exercise and neuromodulation rehabilitation to improve post-stroke chronic pain
Principal Investigator:

Chen Lin

Location: Birmingham, AL
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: July 2021 - June 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $28,255
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$229,997
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

There are over 7 million stroke survivors in the United States. In the Veteran population, stroke is the leading cause of neurological disability, and one of leading causes of hospitalization. Chronic pain after stroke can occur between 10-50% of stroke survivors. Post- stroke pain (PSP) can lead to further complications in a stroke survivor’s recovery. Exercise has been shown to improve pain symptoms of patients with PSP. the American Heart/Stroke Association recommended that exercise should be...



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