Noninvasive Transcranial Magnetic Brain Stimulation in Stroke

Julio C. Hernandez-Pavon, Richard L Harvey*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

It is likely that transcranial magnetic brain stimulation will be used for the clinical treatment of stroke and stroke-related impairments in the future. The anatomic target and stimulation parameters will likely vary for any clinical focus, be it weakness, pain, or cognitive or communicative dysfunction. Biomarkers may also be useful for identifying patients who will respond best, with a goal to enhance clinical decision making. Combination with drugs or specific types of therapeutic exercise may be necessary to achieve maximal response.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)319-335
Number of pages17
JournalPhysical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinics of North America
Volume30
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 2019

Keywords

  • Noninvasive
  • Rehabilitation
  • Stroke
  • Transcranial magnetic stimulation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation
  • Rehabilitation

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