Review of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation in Poststroke Recovery

  title={Review of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation in Poststroke Recovery},
  author={Wuwei Feng and Mark G Bowden and Steven A. Kautz},
  journal={Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation},
  pages={68 - 77}
Abstract Motor impairment, dysphagia, aphasia, and visual impairment are common disabling residual deficits experienced by stroke survivors. Recently, many novel rehabilitative modalities have been investigated for their potential to ameliorate such deficits and to improve functional outcomes. Noninvasive brain stimulation techniques, such as transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS), have emerged as a promising tool to facilitate stroke recovery. tDCS can alter cortical excitability to… 

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