Bijan Forough

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BACKGROUND Stroke is the most common and debilitating neurological disorder among adults, and is a sudden onset of neurological signs caused by brain blood vessels impairments. OBJECTIVES Some new therapeutic methods focus on the use of magnetic stimulation to produce therapeutic effects by inducing the currents. The aim of this study is to determine the(More)
TMS is based on the principle of electromagnetic induction , as discovered by Michael Faraday in 1838. The development of TMS (Barker et al., 1985) has enabled safe and painless investigation of the motor cortex and the integrity of the central motor pathways. Interest in tDCS in clinical practice has been growing, however, the knowledge about its efficacy(More)
BACKGROUND The investigation and comparison of the effects of acupuncture and isometric exercises on pain and quality of life in patients suffering from knee osteoarthritis (OA). OA is the most common form of joint disease and one leading cause of disability in the elderly. The symptoms of OA are pain, morning stiffness, and joint limited motion. Different(More)
Purpose: Some new methods of treatment focus on using magnetic stimulation as a means of induction currents in the brain to produce therapeutic effects. The aim of this clinical trial was to determine the effects of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) plus routine rehabilitation on hand grip and wrist motor function in hemiplegic patients.(More)
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