The Role of Auditory Feedback in Guiding Upper Extremity Movements

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Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- Unilateral first time MCA ischemic stroke
- Stroke patients should have some movement of shoulder/elbow (no movement of hand - e.g. hand, fingers - is OK)
- > 2 months post
- between 30-85 years

Exclusion Criteria

- prior stroke
- severe comprehension (or cognitive) deficit that compromises informed consent or understanding of instructions
- contraindications to MRI (e.g. claustrophobia, metal implants)
- neurodegenerative or psychiatric disease
- apraxia
- auditory deficits that would impair testing
- prior musculoskeletal injury to back or upper extremity (including shoulder subluxation from stroke)
- skin conditions that would preclude taping of goniometers