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Figure 2 | Experimental & Translational Stroke Medicine

Figure 2

From: Animal models of post-ischemic forced use rehabilitation: methods, considerations, and limitations

Figure 2

A task-specific reaching exercise can be administered using an apparatus such as this. By piling palatable sugar pellets to one side of the box (opposite from the impaired forelimb) rats are encouraged to use the impaired limb to reach through the center slot. The intensity can be altered by controlling the accessing time, number of pellets, and height of the reaching box.

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