Functional Interest of Non Invasive Brain Stimulation During Physiotherapy at a Subacute Phase Post Stroke (Anodal Protocol): ReSTIM "ReSTIM"

Recruiting

Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- All subjects must be between the ages of 18-90 and must not be pregnant.
- Patients volunteer to participate in the study, with a written informed consent signed
- Affiliation to a national health insurance program
- First-time clinical ischemic or hemorrhagic cerebrovascular accident - evidenced by a radiological (or physician's) report
- Contralesional motor deficit
- Lesion sparing primary motor cortex
- Stroke onset >1 month and <6 months prior to study enrollment

Exclusion Criteria

- Coexistent major neurological or psychiatric disease as to decrease number of confounders
- History of epilepsy before stroke (or episodes of seizures within the last six months)
- Any substantial decrease in alertness, language reception, or attention that might interfere with understanding instructions for motor testing
- Subjects with global aphasia and deficits of comprehension
- Excessive pain in any joint of the paretic extremity (VAS>4)
- Contraindications to Tdcs : metal in the head, implanted brain medical devices
- Coexistent major neurological or psychiatric disease as to decrease number of confounders
- A history of significant alcohol or drug abuse in the prior 6 months
- Anyone who is currently taking or who has taken anti-malarial treatment in the last 72 hours
- Subjects may not have already received constraint induced motor therapy and/or tDCS treatment for stroke
- Pregnancy