functional electrical stimulation

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functional electrical stimulation

The application of pulsed or alternating electric current to paralysed muscles in order to cause natural contractions and maintain their health in expectation of recovery of spontaneous function.
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Medical company Innovative Health Solutions Inc announced on Wednesday the receipt of approval from the US Food and Drug Administration for a new indication to the electric stimulation NSS-2 Bridge device for use in helping to reduce the symptoms of opioid withdrawal.
In this lecture, students will be able to see for themselves the complexity of "excitation propagation," a phenomenon whereby electric stimulation from pacemaker cells spreads throughout the heart, with a stereoscopic, 360-degree view utilizing VR, allowing them to understand how electrocardiograms are created through this process.
On the basis of products which are hydrotherapy, Cryotherapy, CPM, Electric stimulation, heat therapy and ultrasounds etc.
Browse Neuromodulation Devices Market by Technology (Spinal Cord Stimulation Devices, Deep Brain Stimulation Devices, Sacral Nerve Stimulation Devices, Vagus Nerve Stimulation Devices, Gastric Electric Stimulation Devices) and Forecast 2017-2021 report at https://www.
To carry out this review, information was collected by way of article searches in the databases PubMed, ScienceDirect, Springer, LILACS and PEDro, using the MeSH terms: sleep apnea, obstructive; airway obstruction; obesity; sleep apnea and death; cardiovascular diseases; cognitive disorders; mental disorders; kidney diseases; endocrine system disease; metabolic syndrome X; comorbidity; therapeutics; continuos positive airway pressure; mandibular advancement; hypoglossal nerve and electric stimulation.
Computerized MEDLINE searches on English literature were conducted using combination of text words: dystonic diskinetic syndrome, dystonia, stereotactic and functional neurosurgery, electric stimulation, movements disorders.
Doheny and associates showed that one must increase electrode size on obese or overweight subjects in order to maintain the efficacy of the electric stimulation.
In practice this means that when collaborating with the Biomove, patients need to attempt to make a movement which after that gives grabbed and amplified, and just then will they be awarded with electric stimulation.
The cuff below her right knee delivers electric stimulation to the nerve and muscles that lift her toes.
Some topics addressed are low power methodologies in analog and digital circuits, leakage minimization in CMOS VLSI circuits, low power VLSI circuit design using energy recovery techniques, system-on-a-chip for electric stimulation, applications in wearable and implantable medical devices, and multimedia applications.
Aim of the present study was to extract venom from common buthid scorpions of eastern Punjab, Pakistan and to optimize the conditions to get maximum yield of venom via electric stimulation.
This study aimed to check if relationship between DNAJA1 expression and beef tenderness is valid in two muscles, which differ in toughness from Angus steers with or without electric stimulation at different times of post-mortem ageing.