Tag: stroke rehabilitation

Neuromodulation for post-stroke recovery advancing on several fronts

As a principal investigator for the pivotal VNS-REHAB study, which supported the first US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) premarket approval of a vagus...
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Treating chronic-stage stroke with hyperbaric oxygen therapy

Mohammed Elamir (The Villages, USA) and Amir Hadanny (Be'er Ya'akov, Israel) mark this year’s Stroke Awareness Month by discussing hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT)—an emerging...

First commercial Vivistim patient set to begin paired vagus nerve stimulation...

MicroTransponder recently announced the first commercial use of its Vivistim paired vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) system for improved upper-limb function post-stroke. The company said...

MicroTransponder receives best new product award for Vivistim system

MicroTransponder today announced that its Vivistim paired vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) system has won the Neurotech Reports Gold Electrode Award for best new product. This announcement...
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Return to work and depressive symptoms in young stroke survivors

Matthias Volz (University of Kassel, Kassel, Germany), Simon Ladwig and Katja Werheid (both Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Berlin, Germany) discuss the burden of post-stroke depression...
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MindMaze partners with Royal Buckinghamshire Hospital to bring novel stroke rehab...

MindMaze Healthcare has announced the first UK partnership for its novel MindPod platform to target cognitive and motor restoration in stroke patients. This new partnership...
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Stroke study reveals optimal timing and intensity for arm and hand...

A phase II, randomised clinical trial has found that the optimal period for intensive rehabilitation of arm and hand use after a stroke should...
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MicroTransponder gains FDA approval for first-of-its-kind VNS system to improve stroke...

MicroTransponder has announced US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) premarket approval of the Vivistim paired vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) system, which—according to a company...
IpsiHand System

IpsiHand System: New device for facilitating stroke rehabilitation gains FDA approval

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorised marketing of a new device indicated for use in patients aged 18 and older undergoing...

Understanding the neural circuits underlying movement control to enhance stroke recovery

Stuart Baker is a professor of Movement Neuroscience at Newcastle University, Newcastle, England. He previously presented virtually on this topic at the UK Stroke...

Future stroke rehabilitation could include robotic therapy

At the North American Neuromodulation Society (NANS) virtual meeting (15–16 January), Dylan J Edwards, director of the Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute and director of...