Upper Extremity Evaluation Laboratory

Description

  • Study of neurophysiological mechanisms underlying upper limb recovery after stroke;
  • Study of neurophysiological mechanisms in musculoskeletal conditions and pain;
  • Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation and Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation;
  • Development and validation of measures in rehabilitation using contemporary statistical methodology (Rasch, item response theory).

Key-words

Stroke, upper extremity, function, rehabilitation, musculoskeletal, pain, measurement, Rasch analysis, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS).

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Axis and research theme

AXIS 1 – Sensory, Motor and Cognitive Functions and Activities
THEME 1 – Functional Mechanisms

Research team

Johanne Higgins, Ph.D.

Contact information

Upper Extremity Evaluation Laboratory
CRIR–Institut universitaire sur la réadaptation en déficience physique de Montréal (IURDPM)
CIUSSS du Centre-Sud-de-l’Île-de-Montréal
Gingras Pavilion
6300, Darlington Avenue
Montréal QC H3S 2J4
P 514 340-2085 (2189)
johanne.higgins@umontreal.ca

Photo credits and copyright: © CRIR / Yvonne Richard Photographie