Multi-channel Stimulation for Post Stroke Spasticity (MUSTS) "MUSTS"

Not yet recruiting

Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- Age 18 and above;
- Six months after stroke;
- Spasticity at elbow of grade-2 or more on the modified Ashworth scale.

Exclusion Criteria

- Cognitive impairment that would interfere with their ability to comply with the experimental protocol or provide informed consent;
- Dermatological, rheumatologic or orthopaedic illnesses of the affected arm interfering with movement of the elbow;
- Pre-existing severe systemic disorders like cardiovascular disease; active cancer or renal disease; end stage pulmonary or cardiovascular disease; psychiatric illness including severe alcohol or drug abuse and depression;
- Inability to perform the baseline assessments;
- Severe tactile hypersensitivity;
- Participation in other, spasticity related studies;
- Within 12 weeks of receiving Botulinum toxin injections;
- Uncontrolled epilepsy;
- Pace maker or any other implanted devices;
- Pregnancy.