Wearable Device for Motivating Hand Use After Stroke

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Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- 18 to 80 years of age
- Experienced one or multiple strokes at least six months previously
- Upper Extremity Fugl-Meyer Score < 60 out of 66
- Absence of moderate to severe upper limb pain (< 3 on the a 10 point visual-analog pain scale)
- Ability to understand the instructions to operate the device

Exclusion Criteria

- 80 years of age and above
- Implanted pacemaker
- moderate to severe pain in affected arm
- severe tone in affected arm as measured on a standard clinical scale
- language problem that would prevent from properly understanding instructions
- currently pregnant
- difficulty in understanding or complying with the instructions given by the experimenter
- inability to perform the experimental task that will be studied