Catherine Mercier

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Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Training with virtual visual feedback to alleviate phantom limb pain
    Catherine Mercier
    Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Bron, France
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair 23:587-94. 2009
  2. pmc Effect of Experimental Cutaneous Hand Pain on Corticospinal Excitability and Short Afferent Inhibition
    Catherine Mercier
    Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation and Social Integration, Quebec, QC G1M 2S8, Canada
    Brain Sci 6:. 2016
  3. ncbi request reprint Promoting Gait Recovery and Limiting Neuropathic Pain After Spinal Cord Injury: Two Sides of the Same Coin?
    Catherine Mercier
    Centre Interdisciplinaire de Recherche en Réadaptation et Intégration Sociale, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair . 2016
  4. pmc Real-time modulation of visual feedback on human full-body movements in a virtual mirror: development and proof-of-concept
    Meyke Roosink
    Centre interdisciplinaire de recherche en réadaptation et intégration sociale CIRRIS, 525 Boul Hamel, Quebec, QC G1M 2S8, Canada
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 12:2. 2015
  5. pmc Effect of painful and non-painful sensorimotor manipulations on subjective body midline
    Jason Bouffard
    Centre Interdisciplinaire de Recherche en Réadaptation et en Intégration Sociale Québec, QC, Canada Département de réadaptation, Faculte de Medecine, Universite Laval Quebec, QC, Canada
    Front Hum Neurosci 7:77. 2013
  6. pmc Use of an innovative model to evaluate mobility in seniors with lower-limb amputations of vascular origin: a pilot study
    Claude Vincent
    Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation and Social Integration, Institut de Réadaptation en Déficience Physique de Québec, 525 Wilfrid Hamel Blvd East, Québec Québec, Canada
    BMC Geriatr 10:68. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Mapping phantom movement representations in the motor cortex of amputees
    Catherine Mercier
    Institut des Sciences Cognitives, CNRS, Bron, France
    Brain 129:2202-10. 2006
  8. doi request reprint The map is not the territory: motor system reorganization in upper limb amputees
    Martin Gagné
    Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation and Social Integration, Department of Rehabilitation, Faculty of Medicine, Laval University, Quebec, QC, Canada
    Hum Brain Mapp 32:509-19. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint A Virtual Reality avatar interaction (VRai) platform to assess residual executive dysfunction in active military personnel with previous mild traumatic brain injury: proof of concept
    Nicolas Robitaille
    a Centre interdisciplinaire de recherche en réadaptation et intégration sociale, Quebec, QC, Canada
    Disabil Rehabil Assist Technol . 2016
  10. doi request reprint I am touched by your pain: limb-specific modulation of the cortical response to a tactile stimulation during pain observation
    Julien I A Voisin
    Departement de Readaptation, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    J Pain 12:1182-9. 2011

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  1. doi request reprint Training with virtual visual feedback to alleviate phantom limb pain
    Catherine Mercier
    Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Bron, France
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair 23:587-94. 2009
    ..Performing phantom movements with visual virtual feedback, or mirror therapy, is a promising treatment avenue to alleviate phantom limb pain. However the effectiveness of this approach appears to vary from one patient to another...
  2. pmc Effect of Experimental Cutaneous Hand Pain on Corticospinal Excitability and Short Afferent Inhibition
    Catherine Mercier
    Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation and Social Integration, Quebec, QC G1M 2S8, Canada
    Brain Sci 6:. 2016
    ..This suggests that the interplay between pain and sensorimotor integration is not mediated through direct and rapid pathways as assessed by SAI, but rather might involve higher-order integrative areas...
  3. ncbi request reprint Promoting Gait Recovery and Limiting Neuropathic Pain After Spinal Cord Injury: Two Sides of the Same Coin?
    Catherine Mercier
    Centre Interdisciplinaire de Recherche en Réadaptation et Intégration Sociale, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair . 2016
    ..To conclude, recommendations will be proposed to better integrate findings from basic research into future clinical research in persons with spinal cord injury...
  4. pmc Real-time modulation of visual feedback on human full-body movements in a virtual mirror: development and proof-of-concept
    Meyke Roosink
    Centre interdisciplinaire de recherche en réadaptation et intégration sociale CIRRIS, 525 Boul Hamel, Quebec, QC G1M 2S8, Canada
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 12:2. 2015
    ..The primary objective of this proof-of-concept study was to assess the ability of healthy subjects to detect scaled feedback on trunk flexion movements...
  5. pmc Effect of painful and non-painful sensorimotor manipulations on subjective body midline
    Jason Bouffard
    Centre Interdisciplinaire de Recherche en Réadaptation et en Intégration Sociale Québec, QC, Canada Département de réadaptation, Faculte de Medecine, Universite Laval Quebec, QC, Canada
    Front Hum Neurosci 7:77. 2013
    ..Interestingly, it appears to be easier to bias SBM toward the right side, regardless of the modality and of the stimulated side...
  6. pmc Use of an innovative model to evaluate mobility in seniors with lower-limb amputations of vascular origin: a pilot study
    Claude Vincent
    Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation and Social Integration, Institut de Réadaptation en Déficience Physique de Québec, 525 Wilfrid Hamel Blvd East, Québec Québec, Canada
    BMC Geriatr 10:68. 2010
    ..The second objective of this pilot study was to assess the feasibility of measuring all variables in the model in a residential context...
  7. ncbi request reprint Mapping phantom movement representations in the motor cortex of amputees
    Catherine Mercier
    Institut des Sciences Cognitives, CNRS, Bron, France
    Brain 129:2202-10. 2006
    ..The activation of these representations is probably necessary for the experience of phantom movement...
  8. doi request reprint The map is not the territory: motor system reorganization in upper limb amputees
    Martin Gagné
    Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation and Social Integration, Department of Rehabilitation, Faculty of Medicine, Laval University, Quebec, QC, Canada
    Hum Brain Mapp 32:509-19. 2011
    ..The present results challenge the view that after an upper limb amputation the stump representation moves laterally and occupies a larger M1 territory...
  9. ncbi request reprint A Virtual Reality avatar interaction (VRai) platform to assess residual executive dysfunction in active military personnel with previous mild traumatic brain injury: proof of concept
    Nicolas Robitaille
    a Centre interdisciplinaire de recherche en réadaptation et intégration sociale, Quebec, QC, Canada
    Disabil Rehabil Assist Technol . 2016
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  10. doi request reprint I am touched by your pain: limb-specific modulation of the cortical response to a tactile stimulation during pain observation
    Julien I A Voisin
    Departement de Readaptation, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    J Pain 12:1182-9. 2011
    ....
  11. pmc Modulation of brain activity during action observation: influence of perspective, transitivity and meaningfulness
    Sébastien Hétu
    Centre Interdisciplinaire de Recherche en Réadaptation et Intégration Sociale, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    PLoS ONE 6:e24728. 2011
    ..Simultaneous investigation of several sources of modulation during active action observation is probably an approach that could lead to a greater ecological comprehension of this important sensorimotor process...
  12. doi request reprint Is somatosensory excitability more affected by the perspective or modality content of motor imagery?
    Julien I A Voisin
    Centre Interdisciplinaire de Recherche en Réadaptation et Intégration Sociale, Canada Département de réadaptation, Universite Laval, Canada
    Neurosci Lett 493:33-7. 2011
    ..These findings suggest a key role of the kinaesthetic content of motor imagery in recruiting the sensorimotor system...
  13. doi request reprint Modulation of the response to a somatosensory stimulation of the hand during the observation of manual actions
    Julien I A Voisin
    Institut de Réadaptation en Déficience Physique de Québec, Centre Interdisciplinaire de Recherche en Réadaptation et en Intégration sociale, 525 Boul Hamel, Quebec, QC G1M 2S8, Canada
    Exp Brain Res 208:11-9. 2011
    ..In conclusion, the results show that viewing a hand performing an action or being touched interferes with the processing of somatosensory information arising from the hand...
  14. pmc Assessing the perception of trunk movements in military personnel with chronic non-specific low back pain using a virtual mirror
    Meyke Roosink
    Centre interdisciplinaire de recherche en réadaptation et intégration sociale CIRRIS, Quebec, Quebec, Canada
    PLoS ONE 10:e0120251. 2015
    ..As such, the assessment of body perception during active movement can offer new avenues for understanding and managing body perception disturbances and abnormal movement patterns in patients with pain. ..
  15. doi request reprint Effect of single-session repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation applied over the hand versus leg motor area on pain after spinal cord injury
    Fanny Jetté
    Centre Interdisciplinaire de Recherche en Réadaptation et Intégration Sociale, Quebec, QC, Canada
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair 27:636-43. 2013
    ..Neuropathic pain often follows spinal cord injury (SCI)...
  16. pmc Behavioral and TMS Markers of Action Observation Might Reflect Distinct Neuronal Processes
    Sébastien Hétu
    Centre Interdisciplinaire de Recherche en Réadaptation et Intégration Sociale, Quebec, QCCanada Human Neuroimaging Laboratory, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, Roanoke, VAUSA
    Front Hum Neurosci 10:458. 2016
    ..This could have important impacts on the potential use of behavioral markers in place of more costly physiological markers of action observation in clinical settings. ..
  17. ncbi request reprint Persistent hand motor commands in the amputees' brain
    Karen T Reilly
    Institut des Sciences Cognitives, Bron, France
    Brain 129:2211-23. 2006
    ....
  18. pmc Interactive virtual feedback improves gait motor imagery after spinal cord injury: An exploratory study
    Meyke Roosink
    Center for interdisciplinary research in rehabilitation and social integration CIRRIS, Quebec, QC, Canada
    Restor Neurol Neurosci 34:227-35. 2016
    ..Thus, the aim of the present study was to assess the immediate effects of interactive virtual feedback on motor imagery performance after SCI...
  19. pmc Effect of tonic pain on motor acquisition and retention while learning to reach in a force field
    Mélanie Lamothe
    Centre interdisciplinaire de recherche en réadaptation et intégration sociale CIRRIS, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada Département de réadaptation, Faculte de Medecine, Universite Laval, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    PLoS ONE 9:e99159. 2014
    ..This suggests that if people learn to move differently in the presence of pain, they might maintain this altered strategy over time. ..
  20. doi request reprint Decreasing phantom limb pain through observation of action and imagery: a case series
    Geneviève Beaumont
    Ecole de Psychologie, Facultés des sciences sociales, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Pain Med 12:289-99. 2011
    ..Phantom limb pain is often resistant to treatment. Techniques based on visual-kinesthetic feedback could help reduce it...
  21. doi request reprint Alterations in central motor representation increase over time in individuals with rotator cuff tendinopathy
    Suzy Ngomo
    Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation and Social Integration, Quebec City, Que G1M2S8, Canada Department of Rehabilitation, Faculty of Medicine, Universite Laval, Quebec City, Que G1R1P5, Canada Department of Health Sciences, Universite du Quebec a Chicoutimi, Chicoutimi, Que G7H2B1, Canada
    Clin Neurophysiol 126:365-71. 2015
    ..To investigate whether rotator cuff tendinopathy leads to changes in central motor representation of a rotator cuff muscle, and to assess whether such changes are related to pain intensity, pain duration, and physical disability...
  22. pmc Pain Induced during Both the Acquisition and Retention Phases of Locomotor Adaptation Does Not Interfere with Improvements in Motor Performance
    Jason Bouffard
    Department of Rehabilitation, Universite Laval, 1050 avenue de la Medecine, Quebec, QC, Canada G1V 0A6 Centre Interdisciplinaire de Recherche en Réadaptation et Intégration Sociale CIRRIS, 525 Boul Hamel, Quebec, QC, Canada G1M 2S8
    Neural Plast 2016:8539096. 2016
    ..This difficulty in transferring skills from one context to another could be due to pain-related changes in motor strategy...
  23. pmc Cortical mapping of the infraspinatus muscle in healthy individuals
    Suzy Ngomo
    Department of Rehabilitation, Faculty of Medicine, Laval University, Quebec City, QC, G1R 1P5, Canada
    BMC Neurosci 14:52. 2013
    ..e. symmetry of the excitability and of the location of motor map between sides), as well as the effect of age and gender on motor excitability...
  24. pmc Tonic pain experienced during locomotor training impairs retention despite normal performance during acquisition
    Jason Bouffard
    Centre Interdisciplinaire de Recherche en Réadaptation et Intégration Sociale, Quebec City, Quebec G1M 2S8, Canada, and Département de réadaptation, Faculte de Medecine, Universite Laval, Quebec City, Quebec G1V 0A6, Canada
    J Neurosci 34:9190-5. 2014
    ..These results suggest that the same motor rehabilitation intervention could be less effective if administered in the presence of pain. ..
  25. doi request reprint Development and reliability of a measure evaluating dynamic proprioception during walking with a robotized ankle-foot orthosis, and its relation to dynamic postural control
    Amélie Fournier Belley
    Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation and Social Integration CIRRIS, Institut de réadaptation en déficience physique de Québec IRDPQ, Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux de la Capitale Nationale CIUSSS CN, Quebec City, Quebec G1M 2S8, Canada
    Gait Posture 49:213-8. 2016
    ..Proprioception therefore needs to be assessed during movement execution...
  26. doi request reprint Effects of a movement training oriented rehabilitation program on symptoms, functional limitations and acromiohumeral distance in individuals with subacromial pain syndrome
    Alexandre Savoie
    Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation and Social Integration, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada G1M 2S8 Electronic address
    Man Ther 20:703-8. 2015
    ..To date, few studies have assessed outcomes following an intervention focused on movement training...
  27. pmc BDNF Val66Met Polymorphism Influences Visuomotor Associative Learning and the Sensitivity to Action Observation
    Vincent Taschereau-Dumouchel
    Ecole de Psychologie, Universite Laval, Quebec, G1V 0A6, Canada
    Sci Rep 6:34907. 2016
    ....
  28. doi request reprint Anodal transcranial direct current stimulation enhances the effects of motor imagery training in a finger tapping task
    Arnaud Saimpont
    Centre Interdisciplinaire de Recherche en Réadaptation et Intégration Sociale, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Eur J Neurosci 43:113-9. 2016
    ..05). As a potential physiological explanation, the synaptic strength within the primary motor cortex could have been reinforced by the association of MI training and tDCS compared with MI training alone and tDCS alone. ..
  29. pmc Effect of local versus remote tonic heat pain during training on acquisition and retention of a finger-tapping sequence task
    Marie Claude Bilodeau
    Centre interdisciplinaire de recherche en réadaptation et intégration sociale CIRRIS, Quebec, QC, Canada
    Exp Brain Res 234:475-82. 2016
    ..However, these results need to be validated in the context of chronic pain, by including pain as a co-variable in motor rehabilitation trials...