Features October 2014 Issue

Brain Stimulation May Help Improve Stroke Recovery

Brain Stimulation May Help Improve Stroke Recovery

A Cleveland Clinic study suggests that stimulating certain parts of the brain may be especially helpful in stroke motor recovery.

Conflicting findings in studies of brain stimulation of stroke patients may have dampened enthusiasm for this therapy that once seemed so promising. But a recent study out of the Lerner Research Institute at Cleveland Clinic offers renewed hope that brain stimulation may still play an important role in stroke recovery.

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