Effect of Brain-Computer Interfaced-Assisted Motor Imagery for Gait Retraining in Stroke Patients

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Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- Male or female aged 21-70 years;
- first ever haemorrhagic or ischaemic hemiplegic stroke more than 9 months prior to study enrollment;
- Functional Ambulatory Category 3-4 (requires not more than minimal assistance for walking)

Exclusion Criteria

- Severe claustrophobia;
- pregnancy;
- cardiac pacemakers;
- orthodontics (braces);
- metal implant;
- presence of other non MR-compatible ferromagnetic implants;
- history of epilepsy;
- sensorimotor disturbance due to other causes other than stroke;
- severe pain in the lower limbs affecting gait;
- uncontrolled medical conditions including hypertension, diabetes mellitus and unstable angina;
- major depression and a history of psychotic disorders.