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NCT01905917 : The Singapore Tele-technology Aided Rehabilitation in Stroke (STARS) Study
AgesMin: 40 Years Max: N/A
Inclusion Criteria:

1. Age ? 40 years;

2. Recent stroke (defined as stroke symptoms occurring within 4 weeks prior to admission
into community hospitals);

3. Diagnosis of stroke made by clinician and/or supported by brain imaging;

4. Able to sit unsupported for 30 seconds;

5. Able to stand on the non-paretic leg for >4 sec;

6. Able to walk at least 2m with maximum of 1 person assist;

7. Able to follow a 3-step command;

8. Living in the community before discharge and expected to be discharged home;

9. Has a caregiver.

Exclusion Criteria:

1. Has a pacemaker in-situ (because of possible interference of pacemakers by wireless
electronic signals);

2. Unable to ambulate at least 150 feet prior to stroke, or intermittent claudication
while walking less than 200 meters;

3. Serious cardiac conditions (hospitalization for myocardial infarction or heart
surgery within 3 months, history of severe congestive heart failure, serious and
unstable cardiac arrhythmias, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, severe aortic stenosis,
angina or dyspnea at rest or during activities of daily living);

4. History of serious chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or oxygen dependence;

5. Severe weight bearing pain;

6. Pre-existing neurological disorders such as Parkinson's disease, Amyotrophic Lateral
Sclerosis (ALS), Multiple Sclerosis (MS) or severe dementia

7. History of major head trauma with severe residual deficits;

8. Lower extremity amputation;

9. Legal blindness or severe visual impairment;

10. Severe uncontrolled psychiatric illness such as psychosis, schizophrenia or
medication refractory depression;

11. Life expectancy less than three months;

12. Severe arthritis or orthopedic problems that limit passive ranges of motion of lower
extremity (knee flexion contracture of > 10°, knee flexion ROM < 90°, hip flexion
contracture > 25°, and ankle plantar flexion contracture > 15°);

13. History of sustained alcoholism or drug abuse in the last six months;

14. Hypertension with systolic blood pressure greater than 200 mmHg and diastolic blood
pressure greater than 110 mmHg at rest, that cannot be medically controlled into the
resting range of 180/100 mmHg.
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