Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation

Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation

ISSN 2055-2386

Neural substrates of Motor Learning Strategies in Stroke

Ashu Bhasin1, Neha Kuthiala1, M V Padma Srivastava1 and Senthil Kumaran2*

*Correspondence: Senthil Kumaran

1. Head, Department of Neurology, AIIMS, New Delhi.

Author Affiliations

2. Department of NMR, AIIMS, New Delhi.


Stroke neuro rehabilitation rely on human and animal studies about learning and adaptation. The physiological principles underlying them are based on experience dependent neuronal plasticity. The paper will revisit different motor learning strategies which can be administered in stroke (acute & chronic). This summary also encompasses various neurorestorative interventions like CIMT, mirror therapy, VR, haptics, brain stimulation, task-oriented training, massed and repetitive practice experimented for stroke with most robust reviews and recent trials. We also expand this review with our experience on both acute and chronic stroke recovery patterns amalgamated with functional imaging.

Keywords: Functional imaging, neural control, stroke, motor rehabilitation

ISSN 2055-2386
Volume 8
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