Vagus nerve stimulation boosts post-stroke motor skill recovery

March 27th, 2018 | Posted by admin in Uncategorized

Researchers have demonstrated a method to accelerate motor skill recovery after a stroke by helping the brain reorganize itself more quickly. In a preclinical study, the scientists paired vagus nerve stimulation with a physical therapy task aimed at improving the function of an upper limb in rodents. The results showed a doubled long-term recovery rate relative to current therapy methods.
Source: Care Giving Science Daily

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