Targeting the dentate nucleus with deep brain stimulation was safe and feasible for promoting post-stroke rehabilitation in a first-in-man study. A principal investigator shares next steps.
First Trial of DBS for Stroke Recovery: Initial Patient’s Functional Progress Continues Through 5 Months
Here’s a status update from this historic trial, including a rundown of elements being investigated in addition to stroke survivors’ functional outcomes.
DBS for Stroke Recovery: First Patient’s Early Results Exceed Expectations
Functional improvements have not yet plateaued after four months of rehabilitative therapy plus deep brain stimulation (DBS) in the first patient to ever undergo DBS to restore motor function after stroke.
What Therapeutic Approach Is Best for Children with Hemiparesis?
When treating children with hemiparesis, Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital for Rehabilitation has found benefits in using both constraint-induced movement therapy and bimanual therapy.
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