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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Contralaterally Controlled FES plus Video Games for Hand Therapy after Stroke
Principal Investigator:

Jayme S. Knutson

Location: Cleveland, OH
Congressional District Code: 11
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: March 2017 - September 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $159,225
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Hemiparesis of the upper limb is one of the most serious impairments resulting from stroke. Approximately 75% of the over 795,000 strokes that occur annually in the United States cause some degree of upper extremity paralysis. Up to 65% of stroke survivors still cannot use their affected hand to assist with activities of daily living 6 months after their stroke. The proposed project is a clinical trial that compares the effects of an innovative neuromuscular electrical stimulation therapy to a t...

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