Article Abstract: Complete recovery of upper-limb function occurs in less than 20% of surviving stroke patients. Functional task-oriented training has been demonstrated to be the most effective therapeutic intervention. However, the number of repetitions of an action required within a session to stimulate cortical changes is significantly higher than is achieved in standard hands-on therapy sessions. New technology is enabling patients to engage in high-intensity, repetitive training and has augmented feedback to improve performance.
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