Improving Rehabilitation by Magnetic Brain Stimulation

Completed

Phase 1 Results

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- 3-24 months post stroke
- upper limb paresis
- CES-D below 16,

Exclusion Criteria

- history of seizure
- metal in head
- score of less than 24 on the Folstein Mini-Mental Status Exam
- clinical judgement of excessive frailty or lack of stamina (e.g. cannot attend to instructions, stay awake, engage in functional activities)
- serious uncontrolled medical condition
- excessive pain in any joint of the more affected extremity that could limit ability to cooperate with the intervention as judged by the examining clinician