Comparative Efficacy Research of Uni- vs Bi-lateral Arm Training Poststroke

Completed

Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- 40 to 75 years old
- 6 to 24 months after stroke onset from a first-ever unilateral stroke
- An initial 26 to 56 scores on the UE subsection of the
- Premorbid right-hand dominance evaluated by the Edinburgh Handedness Inventory
- No excessive spasticity in the shoulder and elbow joints of the affected UE (Modified Ashworth Scale score ≤ 3 in each joint)
- Sufficient cognitive ability, defined as a score of more than 24 on the Mini Mental State Examination

Exclusion Criteria

- Physician-determined major medical problems or poor physical condition that would interfere with participation
- Excessive pain in any joint that might limit participation