Changes in Brain Activity Associated With Upper Limb Motor Recovery


Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

1. Male or female aged 21-80 years;
2. First ever haemorrhagic or ischaemic hemiplegic stroke less than 1 month prior to study enrollment;
3. Upper extremity impairment of 0-45 out of a maximum score of 66 on the Fugl-Meyer assessment scale.
4. MMSE>=24.
5. Be able to provide informed consent.

Exclusion Criteria

pregnancy; cardiac pacemakers; orthodontics (braces); metal implant; history of epilepsy; sensorimotor disturbance due to other causes other than stroke; uncontrolled medical conditions including hypertension, diabetes mellitus and unstable angina; major depression and a history of psychotic disorders.