Follow-up Study of Low TENS Treatment on Post-Stroke Paretic Arm


Phase N/A Results

Summary of Purpose

To determine whether stroke patients with initial increases in arm motor recovery following low-frequency transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (low TENS) treatment go on to show long-term benefits. Also whether the same therapy results in long-term improvements in motor function, spasticity or activities of daily living (ADL).

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 8 October 2001.

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Trial Basics



  • Regional Social Insurance Office in collaboration with the Stockholm County Coucil (Dagmar-Funds), the Committee for the Health and Caring Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Foundation for Stroke Research and Foundation Gamla Tjanarinnor

Trial Design

Three-year follow-up study of 28 patients.


  • Lars Sonde, Division of Geriatric Medicine, B 56, Huddinge Hospital, S-141 86 Huddinge, Sweden.