tDCS in Poststroke on Upper Limb Rehabilitation


Phase 2 Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- Primary or recurrent, ischemic or hemorrhagic stroke, confirmed by computed tomography or magnetic resonance imaging
- Chronic Stroke (> 12 months)
- Sensorimotor sequelae in an upper limb due to stroke
- Score ≥ 18 at Folstein Mini Mental State Examination
- Score ≥ 4 at Ashworth Scale
- Minimal active wrist movement (flexion and extension)
- At least one pinch movement

Exclusion Criteria

- Prior neurological diseases
- Multiple brain lesions
- Metal implant in the skull and face
- Pacemaker
- History of seizures
- Epilepsy
- Pregnancy
- Hemodynamic instability
- Performing physical therapy elsewhere during the period of intervention
- Score > 59 at the Fugl-Meyer Assessment of Motor Recovery after Stroke
- Traumatic or orthopedic lesion limiting the range of motion of upper limb