Clinical Trial

Transcranial Electrical Stimulation for Cervical Dystonia

Study Description

Transcranial Electrical Stimulation for Cervical Dystonia

There are two phases. Phase I: A single visit which includes a screening, clinical scales, and a MRI scan with simultaneous tES/sham tES in a randomized block design. Enrolls both Cervical Dystonia (CD) patients and healthy controls. Phase II: 5 consecutive days of 30-90 min visits to campus for tES or sham tES. Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) measures and clinical scales will also be included on Day 1 and Day 5 visits. Enrolls only CD patients.

Location

Locations Selected Location

Methods

No pharmaceutical medication involved No pharmaceutical medication involved
Patients and healthy individuals accepted Patients and healthy individuals accepted

Device - transcranial electrical stimulation

The device is a Neoprene headcap that holds an array of padded electrodes close to the scalp to stimulate the underlying brain.

Additional Information

Official Study Title

Transcranial Electrical Stimulation (tES) for the Treatment of Cervical Dystonia

Clinical Trial ID

NCT03369613

ParticipAid ID

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