TMS and tDCS in post-stroke aphasia : Integrating novel treatment approaches with mechanisms of plasticity

@inproceedings{Torresa2013TMSAT,
  title={TMS and tDCS in post-stroke aphasia : Integrating novel treatment approaches with mechanisms of plasticity},
  author={Jose Torresa and Daniel Drebinga and Roy Hamiltona},
  year={2013}
}
  • Jose Torresa, Daniel Drebinga, Roy Hamiltona
  • Published 2013
Aphasia is a common result of stroke, affecting over one million Americans. Currently, intensive speech therapy is the mainstay of treatment, although its efficacy has been variable at best. Recent years have seen the emergence of non-invasive brain stimulation, specifically Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) and Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS), as potential treatments for post-stroke aphasia. A growing body of investigations has shown the efficacy of both modalities in… CONTINUE READING