Peter Levine, BA, PTA, Valerie Hill, PhD, OTR/L, Stephen Page, PhD, MS, MOT, OTR/L, FAHA; Mental-Practice-Triggered Electrical Stimulation in Chronic, Moderate, Upper-Extremity Hemiparesis Following Stroke. Am J Occup Ther 2015;69(Supplement_1):6911515231p1. doi: 10.5014/ajot.2015.69S1-PO6093.
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Date Presented 4/18/2015
This study suggests that mental-practice-triggered stimulation markedly increases movement and dexterity in moderately impaired upper extremities following stroke. These changes caused increased ability to use the limb functionally for occupations such as opening a door and using a fishing rod.
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