From steroids to stem cells to direct-current brain stimulation, the latest in spinal cord injury management is the focus of the new episode of our Neuro Pathways podcast.
Transcranial direct current stimulation attracts a funding boost as it heads into a phase 1/2 trial to validate promising pilot study findings.
Cleveland Clinic researchers are trying to speed recovery from spinal cord injury using noninvasive brain stimulation.
In a pilot study, pairing tDCS with massed practice training yielded motor function gains that lasted three months after the intervention. The lead investigator explains why the findings strongly suggest potential for adaptive plasticity long after injury.
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Combining transcranial direct current stimulation with rehabilitation exercises in paralyzed extremities in patients with incomplete spinal cord injuries may help restore cortical representations of paralyzed muscle regions.