tDCS/rTMS

By Kostas Pantremenos | Brain stimulation refers to the application of electric fields to the brain for therapeutic purposes

[ARTICLE] The impact of large structural brain changes in chronic stroke patients on the electric field caused by transcranial brain stimulation – Full Text

Highlights<p>•Estimate of the electric fields of transcranial brain stimulation in stroke patients•Realistic calculations based on Finite Elements and …

[ARTICLE] Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation Does Not Affect Lower Extremity Muscle Strength Training in Healthy Individuals: A Triple-Blind, Sham-Controlled Study – Full Text

Introduction<p>Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) is a non-invasive cortical stimulation procedure in which weak direct currents polarize …

TBI Rehabilitation

Posted by Kostas Pantremenos in FES on February 18, 2017<p>If we can do something in a shorter time and obtain similar or better benefits, why …

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Researchers from University of Oxford suggest that the application of a low electric current to the brains of poststroke patients may help improve …

Overview

Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is a noninvasive procedure that uses magnetic fields to stimulate nerve cells in the brain to improve …

Neurology

[ARTICLE] Notes on Human Trials of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation between 1960 and 1998 – Full Text

<b>Background</b>: Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) is investigated to modulate neuronal function including cognitive neuroscience and …

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[Abstract] The effect of transcranial direct current stimulation on motor sequence learning and upper limb function after stroke

Introduction<p>Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) is a safe and non-invasive brain stimulation technique with the potential to improve upper …

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[Abstract] Individual differences in contralateral motor cortex (CMC) plasticity during short-term upper limb immobilisation (ULI) in healthy individuals – A transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) study

By decreasing CMC excitability, ULI holds the potential for being explored as a stroke model in healthy individuals for developing rehabilitation …

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[ARTICLE] Anatomical Parameters of tDCS to Modulate the Motor System after Stroke: A Review – Full Text

Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) is a noninvasive brain stimulation method to modulate the local field potential in neural tissue and …

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[ARTICLE] Using Biophysical Models to Understand the Effect of tDCS on Neurorehabilitation: Searching for Optimal Covariates to Enhance Poststroke Recovery – Full Text

Stroke is a leading cause of worldwide disability, and up to 75% of survivors suffer from some degree of arm paresis. Recently, rehabilitation of …

[REVIEW] TRANSCRANIAL DIRECT CURRENT STIMULATION (tDCS) AND TRANSCRANIAL CURRENT ALTERNATING STIMULATION (tACS) REVIEW – Full Text PDF

<b>Abstract</b><p>This literature review is aimed to explore the main technical characteristics of both transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) and …

[ARTICLE] Short- and Long-term Effects of Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation on Upper Limb Motor Function after Stroke: a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis – Full Text

Objective:<p>The aim of this study was to evaluate the short- and long-term effects as well as other parameters of repetitive transcranial magnetic …

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[Abstract] Determining the benefits of transcranial direct current stimulation on functional upper limb movement in chronic stroke. – International Journal of Rehabilitation Research

Abstract<p>Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) has been proposed as a tool to enhance stroke rehabilitation; however, evidence to support its …

[REVIEW] Adverse events of tDCS and tACS: A review – Full Text

Highlights<p>No serious adverse effects have been reported in experiments using either tDCS or tACS.<br>• Persistent adverse effects of tDCS are mainly skin …

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[Abstract+References] Thirty years of transcranial magnetic stimulation: where do we stand?

Abstract<p>Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) has been first described 30 years ago, and since then has gained enormous attention by neurologists, …

Neurology

[ARTICLE] Cathodal transcranial direct-current stimulation for treatment of drug-resistant temporal lobe epilepsy: A pilot randomized controlled trial – Full Text HTML

Summary<p>Objective<p>To investigate the effect of cathodal transcranial direct-current stimulation (c-tDCS) on seizure frequency in patients with …

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[WEB SITE] Researchers study magnetic brain stimulation to improve symptoms after stroke

Dr. Marcie Bockbrader adjusts an external brain stimulator on stroke survivor Debbie Hall at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.<p>In an …

Medicine

[WEB SITE] TMS + You | National Site for TMS Therapy Advocacy

TMS+YOU is the premiere patient advocacy website for TMS Therapy. Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation is one of the greatest and most promising medical …

Autism

[ARTICLE] Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation Modulates Neuronal Activity and Learning in Pilot Training – Full Text HTML

Skill acquisition requires distributed learning both within (online) and across (offline) days to consolidate experiences into newly learned …

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[WEB SITE] ELECTRIFIED – Adventures in transcranial direct-current stimulation.

The new therapy aims to stimulate the brain with small currents applied to the scalp. ILLUSTRATION BY HARRY CAMPBELL<p>“What does this part of the brain …

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[VIDEO] Bryan Baxter – Sensorimotor Rhythm BCI with TDCS Alters Task Performance – YouTube

<b>Δημοσιεύτηκε στις 25 Οκτ 2016</b><p>This talk was given at the BCI Meeting 2016 at Asilomar Conference Grounds on May 31st, 2016.<p>Advertisements<p>This entry …

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[ARTICLE] Computational Pipeline for NIRS-EEG Joint Imaging of tDCS-Evoked Cerebral Responses – An Application in Ischemic Stroke – Full Text

Figure 1. Current density magnitude (normJ) at the scalp surface (A), skull surface (B), CSF surface (C), gray matter surface (D), and white matter …

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Letter to the Editor: Brief history of transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS): from electric fishes to microcontrollers | Psychological Medicine

AR Brunoni , MA Nitsche , N Bolognini , M Bikson , T Wagner , L Merabet , DJ Edwards , A Valero-Cabre , A Rotenberg , A Pascual-Leone , R Ferrucci , …

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[ARTICLE] Cognitive and Neurophysiological Effects of Non-invasive Brain Stimulation in Stroke Patients after Motor Rehabilitation – Full Text

Introduction<p>Motor and cognitive impairment are frequent aftermaths of brain damage after a stroke. Many authors reports cognitive deficits in 12–56% …

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[Abstract] Transcranial Electrical Stimulation in Post-Stroke Cognitive Rehabilitation: European Psychologist: Vol 21, No 1

Cognitive rehabilitation is an important area of neurological rehabilitation, which aims at the treatment of cognitive disorders due to acquired …

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[WEB SITE] Electrical brain stimulation could boost benefits of stroke rehabilitation. | Science

Electrical brain stimulation could benefit stroke patients by boosting the effects of rehabilitation therapy, new research suggests.<p>Writing in the …

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Published on March 16, 2016

Researchers from University of Oxford suggest that the application of a low electric current to the brains of poststroke patients may help improve …

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[Abstract] Effects of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation on lower extremity spasticity and motor function in stroke patients – Disability and Rehabilitation

Implications for Rehabilitation<p>Spasticity is a common disorder and one of the causes of long-term disability after stroke.<p>Physical therapy …

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[ARTICLE] Combination of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation and Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation Improves Gait Ability in a Patient in Chronic Stage of Stroke – Full Text HTML/PDF

Abstract<p><b>Background:</b> Walking ability is important in stroke patients to maintain daily life. Nevertheless, its improvement is limited with …

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