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Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) as an adjunct intervention in stroke rehabilitation

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Stroke is the leading cause of physical disability worldwide and patients are often left with substantial impairments in motor function. Intensive physiotherapy is the most widely used rehabilitative intervention following a stroke, but the potential for motor recovery with physiotherapy alone is limited by the activity of the residual cortex. Consequently there is increasing interest in combining traditional rehabilitation techniques with adjunct interventions to improve outcomes. Transcr...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
Research group:
Centre for Functional MRI of the Brain, Plasticity Group
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College
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Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
Role:
Supervisor
Publication date:
2012
Type of award:
MSc by Research
Level of award:
Masters
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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ora:7214

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