To evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the BrainPort balance device, an investigational medical device, in treating patients with balance deficits following a stroke.
- Physical therapy Behavioral
- Electrical stimulation Device
Intervention Desc: This category includes any form of electrical stimulation intended to improve motor function or pain after stroke.
Multi-center, pilot study, interventional.
Active participation in BrainPort training sessions for 2 1-hour sessions for 5 consecutive days in the clinic. Continue training for 2-20 minute sessions each day at home for duration of study. Assessments completed at baseline, 5 days and at end of study (8 weeks).
|Type||Measure||Time Frame||Safety Issue|
|Primary||Berg Balance Scale; Dynamic Gait Index; Stroke Impact Scale; Activities-specific Balance Confidence Scale; Timed Up and Go.|