Altering Activation Patterns Post-stroke


Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- Chronic, severe hand hemiparesis resulting from a single stroke (Chedoke- McMaster Stroke Assessment: Stage of Hand 2 or 3)
- Single stroke occurring at least 6 months prior to enrollment
- Spasticity
- Capacity to provide informed consent

Exclusion Criteria

- Excessive pain in paretic upper limb
- Hemispatial neglect (as assessed by the Behavioral Inattention Test)
- Apraxia (as assessed by the FABERS battery)
- Botulinum toxin injection in the upper extremity within the past 6 months
- Introduction of new anti-spasticity medication within the past 6 months
- Orthopaedic impairments
- History of seizure disorder
- Other major health impairment