Radial Shock Waves for Functional Disability in Stroke


Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- Clinical and radiological diagnosis: Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) or Computed Tomography (CT) scan indicating Stroke in the territory of the middle cerebral artery;
- 6 to 24 months after stroke date;
- Stability observed in clinical medical evaluation
- Granting of written informed consent to participate in the study

Exclusion Criteria

- Individuals with a score lower than 24 on the Mini-mental test;
- Previously documented strokes
- Pregnancy
- Patients treated with botulinum toxin, phenol, alcohol or previous surgeries six months before entering the study
- Bone diseases, pre-existing joint damage, and deformities affecting the patient in a way to interfere with implementation of the proposed therapy
- Psycho-affective disorder that prevents adherence
- Joint pain that occurs within the movement range of therapies