Anodal and Cathodal Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation in Stroke Recovery "tDCS"

Active, not recruiting

Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- acute hemiparesis with single thromboembolic non-hemorrhagic infarction documented by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
- Accept to participate in the study

Exclusion Criteria

- extensive infarction (taking all territories of middle cerebral artery)
- severe flaccid hemiplegia
- head injury
- Any other neurological disease other than stroke
- previous administration of tranquilizer
- patients who are unable to give informed consent because of severe aphasia, or cognitive deficit.
- Patients with no motor evoked response recorded from First Dorsal Interosseus (FDI) muscle of the affected hand