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Directing Neuroplasticity to Improve Rehabilitative Outcomes of the Upper Limb in Incomplete Quadriplegia






The purpose of this study is to investigate whether combining a noninvasive method of brain stimulation, called Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS), enhances the effect of training of the affected upper limbs in patients with incomplete Spinal Cord Injury.

Study Status: Recruiting

Myranda Long 216-445-6728

Condition Intervention Phase
Spinal Cord Injury Behavioral: Rehabilitation
Procedure: Noninvasive brain stimulation: tDCS
Procedure: Sham tDCS: placebo noninvasive brain stimulation

Verified by The Cleveland Clinic September, 2013

Sponsored by: The Cleveland Clinic
Information provided by: The Cleveland Clinic identifier: NCT01539109

Study Type: Interventional

Study Design: Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment

The Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio 44195
United States

Ela B Plow, PhD PT., Principal Investigator

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