To Determine the Therapeutic Effect of the Music Glove and Conventional Hand Exercises to Subacute Stroke Patients

Recruiting

Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- History of a single stroke at least 1 week prior to enrollment
- Upper Extremity weakness measured on a standard clinical scale
- No active major psychiatric problems, or neurological/orthopedic problems affecting the stroke affected upper extremity
- No active major neurological disease other than the stroke
- Absence of pain in the affected upper extremity

Exclusion Criteria

- Severe tone at the affected upper extremity as measured on a standard clinical scale
- Severe aphasia as measured on a standard clinical scale
- Severe reduced level of consciousness
- Severe sensory/proprioception deficit at the affected upper extremity as measured on a standard clinical scale
- Currently pregnant
- Difficulty in understanding or complying with instructions given by the experimenter
- Inability to perform the experimental task that will be studied
- Increased pain with movement of the affected upper extremity