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Passive Tactile Stimulation for Stroke Rehabilitation

Stroke can lead to weakness and spasticity in the arm or hand. The purpose of this study is to optimize the design of gentle vibratory stimulation delivered to the hands of individuals with chronic stroke, and explore the effect on range of movement and spasticity.

Stanford is currently not accepting patients for this trial.

Lead Sponsor:

Stanford University

Stanford Investigator(s):


  • Device: Vibration pattern
  • Device: No vibration




Inclusion Criteria:

   - Age 18 and older.

   - diagnosis of stroke with upper extremity spasticity or other movement deficits that
   affect strength and range of movement.

   - willing to participate in the vibrotactile stimulation sessions for consecutive days
   and willing to return for follow up visits as needed for the PHASE in progress.

   - able to provide informed consent.

Exclusion Criteria:

   - Patients with severe contracture that precludes Modified Ashworth Score (MAS) testing.

Ages Eligible for Study

18 Years - N/A

Genders Eligible for Study


Not currently accepting new patients for this trial

Contact Information

Stanford University
School of Medicine
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305
Kara Flavin, MD
Not Recruiting