Effects of tDCS on Quadriceps Strength After Stroke (tDCS(HE))

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Centre d'Investigation Clinique et Technologique 805

Status

Completed

Conditions

Stroke

Treatments

Device: transcranial Direct current stimulation

Study type

Interventional

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT02109796
2014-A00219-38

Details and patient eligibility

About

Previous studies show that one session of tDCS allow to improve muscle strength in hemiparetic patients in anodal condition. We test a new electrods configuration : a anodale stimulation opposite to the cortical representation area of the injured hemisphere and a simultaneous stimulation opposite to the homonyme the cortical representation area of the healthy hemisphere. This approach seems to be the best relevant electrods configuration in order to restore the inter-hemispheric balance. We hypothesis that one session of tDCS with this electrods configuration allow to improve paretic quadriceps strength in hemiparetic patients after stroke.

Enrollment

14 patients

Sex

All

Ages

18+ years old

Volunteers

No Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

  • written consent
  • hemiparetic patient after stroke in chronic phase (> 6 months)
  • capacity to walk with or without technical assistance
  • following rehabilitation program for lower limbs

Exclusion criteria

  • patient with bilateral brain lesion, cerebellar syndrom, and apraxia and/or aphasia
  • previous orthopedic surgery in paretic lower limb (<6 moths)
  • usual tDCS contraindications
  • pregnant woman

Trial design

Primary purpose

Treatment

Allocation

Randomized

Interventional model

Crossover Assignment

Masking

Single Blind

14 participants in 2 patient groups

hemiplegic patient
Experimental group
Description:
anodal transcranial direct current stimulation
Treatment:
Device: transcranial Direct current stimulation
patient control
Sham Comparator group
Description:
Sham transcranial direct current stimulation
Treatment:
Device: transcranial Direct current stimulation

Trial contacts and locations

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