Irvine, California 92697


Purpose:

The investigators are trying to determine the therapeutic effect of the music glove and conventional hand exercise program to the subacute stroke patients. All participants will be randomized into two groups: AB and BA. They will all exercise at least 3 times a week for 3 weeks with a minimal 3 hours exercise time per week. Participants will receive the other intervention at 3-month post stroke date. Clinical evaluations will be performed at baseline, post therapy after first intervention, 3-week post intervention follow up, 3-month post stroke, post therapy after second intervention, 3-week post second intervention follow up, and 6-month post stroke follow up visits.


Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria: - History of a single stroke at least 1 week prior to enrollment - Upper Extremity weakness measured on a standard clinical scale - No active major psychiatric problems, or neurological/orthopedic problems affecting the stroke affected upper extremity - No active major neurological disease other than the stroke - Absence of pain in the affected upper extremity Exclusion Criteria: - Severe tone at the affected upper extremity as measured on a standard clinical scale - Severe aphasia as measured on a standard clinical scale - Severe reduced level of consciousness - Severe sensory/proprioception deficit at the affected upper extremity as measured on a standard clinical scale - Currently pregnant - Difficulty in understanding or complying with instructions given by the experimenter - Inability to perform the experimental task that will be studied - Increased pain with movement of the affected upper extremity


NCT ID:

NCT02410629


Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
An Do, MD
University of California, Irvine

Vicky Chan, MSPT
Phone: 949-824-8423
Email: vchan2@uci.edu


Backup Contact:

Email: raugsbur@uci.edu
Renee Augburger, OTR/L MHA
Phone: 949-824-8423


Location Contact:

Irvine, California 92697
United States

Vicky Chan, MSPT
Phone: 949-824-8423
Email: vchan2@uci.edu

Site Status: Recruiting


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: November 24, 2017

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