Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation and Functional Electrical Stimulation for Upper-limb Rehabilitation After Stroke


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Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- Subjects with ischemic or hemorrhagic stroke diagnosis and moderate or severe hemiparesis (chronic stroke - at least 6 months of disease)
- Ability to reach 60 degrees in the shoulder flexion
- Minimal cognitive ability to understand commands
- No current use of antiepileptic drugs for seizures

Exclusion Criteria

- Painful shoulder, adhesive capsulitis or glenohumeral subluxation
- Contraindication for electrical stimulation (presence of metallic implants) or risks for the tDCS, as evaluated by means of a standard questionnaire