Ventilatory Muscle Training in Stroke


Phase 3 Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

1. History of Ischemic stroke
2. Stroke impairment 8 months or more
3. Hemiparesis in upper and/or lower limb
4. Ability to give informed consent
5. Ability to follow instructions for study procedures
6. Completed a standard multidisciplinary inpatient stroke rehabilitation program consisting of physical, occupational, and speech therapy sessions for at least 3 hours a day for 5 days a week for at least 2 weeks

Exclusion Criteria

1. Neurological conditions other than stroke
2. Active concurrent exacerbation of cardiopulmonary disease
3. Presence of a tracheostomy