Sensorimotor Retraining in Chronic Stroke

Recruiting

Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- Chronic hemiplegia or hemiparesis from a first ever stroke (onset > 6 months prior to study enrolment)
- No severe cognitive deficit (Mini-Mental State Examination score ≥ 22)
- Subjective reports of sensory loss
- Triceps surae muscles scoring ≤ 2 on the Modified Ashworth Scale
- Able to walk for at least 10 meters indoor over ground without assistance

Exclusion Criteria

- Ataxia
- Co-existing sensory deficits from peripheral neuropathies (i.e. diabetes mellitus)
- Lower extremity claudication
- Pain > 3/10 on a visual analogue scale
- Prior lower extremity surgical history
- Blindness, visual impairments and other pathologic condition that influence posture and balance.