The Long-lasting Effects of Repetitive Neck Muscle Vibrations on Postural Disturbances in Standing Position in Chronic Stroke Patients "VIBR-HEMI"


Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- Adult (age ≥ 18 years) under 80 years,
- Right or left unilateral supratentorial ischemic or hemorrhagic lesion
- The first symptomatic episode
- Stroke
- older than 12 months
- with or without hemianopsia
- with or without visuospatial hemineglect
- Standing balance ≥ 30 sec unaided
- Percentage of weight bearing asymmetry on the hemiplegic lower limb (on a force platform)
- Written informed consent of the patient or a member of his entourage (in the case of patients with motor difficulties)

Exclusion Criteria

- Orthopaedic, rheumatologic, neurologic, vestibular or visual disorders affecting the distribution of the centre of pressure while standing on the force platform
- Visual disorder that does not allow assessment of the spatial frame of reference test
- Difficulty with understanding protocol procedures