tDCS Combined With Constraint Induced Movement Therapy and Role of GABA Activity in Stroke Recovery

Recruiting

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Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- stroke onset >3 months prior to study enrollment
- subject has at least 10 degrees mobility over wrist, thumb and fingers on the affected side
- subject can move, stand up and stand firmly with constrained healthy hand
- subject can perform training 6 hours daily in 2 weeks
- subject is able to understand instructions and be able to cooperate

Exclusion Criteria

- pregnancy
- contraindications to MRI of brain
- epilepsy, major psychiatric disease
- excessive pain that prevents training
- history of other diseases resulting decreased mobility of affected upper limb