Clinical Application of Cross-education During Stroke Rehabilitation "X-Ed-Stroke01"

Enrolling by invitation

Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- 18 years or older
- within 18 months of stroke recovery
- medically stable
- ambulatory
- have moderate to severe upper limb hemiparesis as diagnosed by clinicians (using the Chedoke McMaster Stroke Assessment)
- Consent

Exclusion Criteria

- significant cognitive impairment or aphasia affecting understanding, as assessed by clinician
- severe upper limb spasticity preventing any movement of the proximal arm and shoulder
- diagnosis of hemorrhagic or bilateral stroke
- history of other severe upper limb musculoskeletal injury
- other neurological diseases
- intracranial metal clips or cardiac pacemaker, or anything that would preclude an MRI
- Any condition that would preclude the participant's ability to attend follow-up visits in the opinion of the Investigator