Brain Stimulation for Treating Aphasia and Brain Injury
New Study in the Works
A study looking at combining brain stimulation with speech therapy to treat aphasia is moving toward a larger clinical trial. This new study, conducted by doctors from the University of South Carolina and the Medical University of South Carolina, will use Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) to treat aphasia. tDCS is a form of neurostimulation that uses constant, low direct current delivered via electrodes on the head. Read more here
Purchase your own Brain Stimulator
The stimulator is the ActivaDose tDCS. It is FDA approved and recommended by most physicians using brain stimulation. The cost is $299.99 and an additional $50.00 for an unlimited warranty. We recommend the following options: "3" x "3" electrode size and 2mA configuration. If you call the company make sure you give them the code 'parrot' so they know which version will work best treating aphasia. If you order from their website put the word parrot in the coupon box.
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