tDCS and Physical Therapy in Stroke


Phase 2 Results N/A

Summary of Purpose

The purpose of this study is to determine whether a painless and noninvasive procedure called transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) combined with a method of physical therapy called constraint-induced movement therapy improves motor function in patients with chronic stroke. Research in healthy subjects has shown that when tDCS is combined with motor learning tasks, there is an increase in learning as...

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 9 May 2008.

1 Sep 2007 10 Oct 2007 Unavailable Unavailable 1 May 2008 Unavailable
Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

Trial Design

  • Allocation: Randomized
  • Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Outcomes Assessor)
  • Purpose: Treatment
  • Intervention: Parallel Assignment


  • Julie A Williams, M.Sc.