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Table 2 Cognitive and motor scores pre- and post-treatment and adverse symptoms reported before each session; and daily Digit Span testing prior to tDCS stimulation

From: Home-based transcranial direct current stimulation plus tracking training therapy in people with stroke: an open-label feasibility study

ID Paretic Hand Box and Block Test (number of blocks) Non-paretic Hand Box and Block Test (number of blocks) Digit Span Forward Test (number of digits) Adverse Symptoms Reported
Baseline Posttest Baseline Posttest Baseline Posttest
1 4 3 70 73 15 14 None
    Daily Digit Span test 15 13 14 14 14  
2 10 5 50 49 6 6 None
    Daily Digit Span test 6 7 8 7 6  
3 17 21 52 56 9 9 None
    Daily Digit Span test 9 9 6 9 9  
4 15 19 52 55 8 11 None
    Daily Digit Span test 8 9 9 9 11  
5 27 28 72 71 10 10 None
    Daily Digit Span test 10 10 11 11 10  
6 36 38 67 78 12 15 None
    Daily Digit Span test 12 12 10 13 15  
Mean (SD) 18.17 (11.62) 19.00 (13.40) 60.05 (10.19) 63.67 (11.79) 10.00 (3.16) 10.83 (3.31)  
% improvement
- Total Group
  4.59%   5.23%   8.33%  
- Treatment responders (#3–6)   11.58%   7.00%   15.38%