EMG biofeedback

EMG bi·o·feed·back

a form of biofeedback that uses an electromyographic measure of muscle tension as the physical symptom to be deconditioned (for example, tension in the frontalis muscle in the head that may cause headaches).

EMG bi·o·feed·back

(ĕ-lektrō-mīō-grafik bīō-fēdbak)
A form of biofeedback that uses an electromyographic measure of muscle tension as the physical symptom to be deconditioned, such as tension in the frontalis muscle in the head that can cause headaches.
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Following two weeks of home practice, at Visit 2, urge suppression strategies and relaxation and distraction techniques were taught with EMG biofeedback.
The effectiveness of comprehensive management protocols (including ES, EMG biofeedback, ROM and strength, CPM, pool- based exercises, treadmill and body weight supported treadmill systems, etc.
The purpose of this research was: 1) to discover if surface electrode EMG is a reliable indicator of the activity of the laryngeal depressor muscles; 2) to test the usefulness of EMG biofeedback in teaching singers to activate the laryngeal depressor muscles and to maintain the lower laryngeal posture while singing; and 3) to determine if the achievement of said laryngeal posture improves the perceived quality of the sung tone, or changes any scientifically measureable components of the sound spectrum.
The fifth edition of this entry-level college textbook for physical therapy students provides updated information on the latest research in the field including new case studies, additional material on electrotherapy and clinical EMG biofeedback as well as new sections discussing controversies in treatment practices and clinical electroneurmyography.
Comparison of EMG biofeedback and johnstone pressure splints in children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy.
For example, patients who received a combination of EMG biofeedback and CES showed greater improvement that those who underwent biofeedback alone.
Effects of Self-hypnosis Training and EMG Biofeedback Relaxation Training on Chronic Pain in Persons with Spinal-Cord Injury.
There is lack of evidence at present regarding whether to include or exclude the use of thermotherapy, therapeutic massage, EMG biofeedback, mechanical traction, therapeutic ultrasound, TENS, electrical stimulation, and combined rehabilitation interventions in the daily practice of physical rehabilitation.
EMG biofeedback mediated re-laxation is an extension of progressive relaxation and autogenic training (Townsend, House, John, & Addorio, 1975).
Five studies of EMG biofeedback were analyzed, revealing a weighted average of 40 percent improvement.