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(ii) Motor tracts: they originate in the motor cortex area and descends down to the brain stem and spinal cord to control [alpha]-motor neurons.
In patients with hemiparesis, descending motor tracts involved in movements intended by the patient do not discharge because of a low excitation level.
However a moderately complicated but sensible method called triple stimulation technique (TST) showed that all the fibers of the descending motor tracts can be activated, and the amount of the lesions in the pyramidal tracts or in the most proximal segments of the peripheral nerves can be measured (9,10).