Brain stimulation protocol reduces spasticity in spinal cord injury patients
Spasticity is a common disorder experienced by patients with spinal cord injuries (SCI). Previous studies have shown that excitatory repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) can reduce spasticity.
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Reference: “Effects of intermittent theta burst stimulation on spasticity after spinal cord injury,” by Raffaele Nardone, Patrick. B. Langthaler, Andrea Orioli, Peter Höller, Yvonne Höller, Vanessa N. Frey, Francesco Brigo, and Eugen Trinka. Published in Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience, Volume 35, Issue 3 (June 2017), DOI 10.3233/RNN-160701, by IOS Press.