Researchers study magnetic brain stimulation to improve symptoms after stroke

January 7, 2015 5:18 PM

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Researchers study magnetic brain stimulation to improve symptoms after stroke

In an ongoing multi-center clinical trial, researchers are studying whether transcranial magnetic stimulation and occupational therapy can improve recovery for stroke patients.

For the study, patients are treated with transcranial magnetic stimulation, which stimulates a specific part of the brain using the Nextim device, a Transcranial Magnetic Stimulator (TMS), to help improve activity in the side of the body injured by stroke. The study currently has about 60 participa...

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