Effects of Training in a Virtual Environment in Chronic Stroke Patients


Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- hemiparetic status resulting from a single stroke at least 6 months earlier;
- the ability to walk 10 m independently with or without an assistive device;
- a Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) score of > 24;
- the absence of a musculoskeletal condition that could potentially affect the ability to walk safely;
- the absence of serious visual impairment or a hearing disorder;
- power of at least grade 3 in the hemiplegic lower extremity;
- able to understand and follow simple instructions.

Exclusion Criteria

- severe dementia or aphasia;
- hemispatial neglect, ataxia or any other cerebellar symptom;
- inability to stand without minimal assist;
- Impaired vision
- Uncontrollable medical complications
- participation in other studies or rehabilitation programs