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

[BLOG POST] Study: Transcranial e-stim beneficial in mild traumatic brain injury

Researchers from the University of California San Diego and from the Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System have improved neural function in a …

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[WEB SITE] Transcranial electrical stimulation shows promise for treating mild traumatic brain injury

Credit: copyright American Heart Association<p>Using a form of low-impulse electrical stimulation to the brain, documented by neuroimaging, researchers …

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[WEB SITE] Magnetic brain stimulation helps “unlearn” crippling fear of heights

New research suggests a little magnetic brain stimulation prior to being exposed to your greatest fear in a VR headset could help you “unlearn” your …

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[WEB SITE] Magnetic Therapy Can Provide Alternative Treatment For Depression

Depression is a leading cause of poor health, disability and suicide — and medications only help some depression patients.<p>Many also cannot take the …

[VIDEO] Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS ): An interview – YouTube

John O’Reardon, MD is a leading expert on the use of transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) in the treatment of mental disorder. In this 30-minute …

[WEB SITE] Electric Brain Stimulation No Better Than Meds For Depression: Study

WEDNESDAY, June 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) — For people who battle depression and can’t find relief, stimulating the brain with electric impulses may …

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[VIDEO] Can You Use Electricity to Supercharge Your Brain? | tDCS – YouTube

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[BLOG POST] UCLA offers transcranial magnetic stimulation to treat patients with depression

June 14, 2017<p>Americans spend billions of dollars each year on antidepressants, but the National Institutes of Health estimates that those medications …

[WEB SITE] Doctors use magnetic stimulation to ‘rewire’ the brain for people with depression

Dr. Andrew Leuchter talks with a patient who is about to undergo transcranial magnetic stimulation, which treats depression by sending magnetic …

[ARTICLE] Interindividual differences in motor network connectivity and behavioral response to iTBS in stroke patients – Full Text

1. Introduction<p>Recovery of function after stroke is driven by reorganization of neural networks in both the lesioned and unaffected hemispheres …

[ARTICLE] Repetitive reaching training combined with transcranial Random Noise Stimulation in stroke survivors with chronic and severe arm paresis is feasible: a pilot, triple-blind, randomised case series – Full Text

Abstract<p>Background<p>Therapy that combines repetitive training with non-invasive brain stimulation is a potential avenue to enhance upper limb recovery …

[ARTICLE] Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation to Enhance Upper Limb Motor Practice Poststroke: A Model for Selection of Cortical Site – Full Text

Poststroke Arm Impairment<p>Upper limb motor impairment following stroke is highly prevalent and often persists even after intensive rehabilitation …

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[Abstract] Functional Brain Stimulation in a Chronic Stroke Survivor With Moderate Impairment

<b>Abstract</b><p><b>OBJECTIVE.</b> To determine the impact of transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) combined with repetitive, task-specific training (RTP) …

[ARTICLE] Using Brain Oscillations and Corticospinal Excitability to Understand and Predict Post-Stroke Motor Function – Full Text

What determines motor recovery in stroke is still unknown and finding markers that could predict and improve stroke recovery is a challenge. In this …

[ARTICLE] Effect of tDCS stimulation of motor cortex and cerebellum on EEG classification of motor imagery and sensorimotor band power – Full Text

Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) is a noninvasive technique for brain stimulation where direct current is supplied through two or more …

[VIDEO] How TMS Works – YouTube

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

Abstract<p>Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) and transcranial direct current stimulation (TDCS) are two types of non-invasive transcranial brain …

[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 …

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Posted by Kostas Pantremenos in Gait/Drop Foot, Robotics on August 18, 2017<p>Conor Walsh and his graduate student, Jaehyun Bae, fine-tune an …

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

[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 …

[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 …

[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 …

[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 …

[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 …

[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 …