Music Therapy to Restore Motor Deficits After Stroke "NEUROMUSIC"

Recruiting

Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- Motor deficits of the upper limb after a first ever stroke
- A minimum punctuation of 11 in the subtest from the Motricity Index and Trunk Control Test which evaluates grip and pinch
- Less than 6 months from stroke
- Age between 30 and 75 years
- Right-handed

Exclusion Criteria

- Inability to speak and understand the Spanish or Catalan language
- Major cognitive impairment affecting comprehension
- Neurological or psychiatric co-morbidity
- Substance abuse
- Formal musical education (i.e. professional musicians)
- Metallic implants incompatible with neuroimaging assessment
Withdrawal from the study:
- Voluntary withdrawal of consent
- A new episode of stroke during the participation in the study