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Clinical Laboratory for Early Brain Injury Recovery
We aim to improve hand function in children and adults living with cerebral palsy (CP). Our research focuses on the importance of motor activity in neurorehabilitation. We engage people living with CP in intensive hand therapies, using intensive play-based therapy or robotic therapy.
We use non-invasive brain stimulation to study how intensive hand therapy changes motor circuits in the brain. By better understanding brain structure and function in children and adults living with CP, it is hoped that we will be able to devise novel therapies for people living with CP. We also study factors that contribute to motor impairments such as sensory impairment and visual neglect.