The Effects of tDCS Combined With Balance Training on Postural Control in Chronic Stroke Patients


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Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

age ≥18 years; first-ever ischemic stroke; chronic phase of recovery (>6 months); ability to walk 6- meter supported or unsupported; ability to stand at least unsupported for 40-seconds with eyes closed; only ischemic stroke involving middle cerebral artery (MCA) territory confirmed by CT or MRI.

Exclusion Criteria

Use of any neuro- or psycho-active medications that alters balance; any other neurological conditions or sensory disorders affecting postural control; such as brain tumor, or substance abuse; orthopedic diseases; ongoing/recent (within 3 months) balance rehabilitation.