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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Hand Brunnstrom and elbow spasticity Ashworth values indicated a statistically insignificant gain in standard treatment + functional electrical stimulation group, however, it could still be regarded as an improvement (p=0.
Proceedings of the 6th Annual Conference of the International Functional Electrical Stimulation Society; 2001 Jun 16-20; Cleveland, OH.
Rehabilitation of reaching and grasping function in severe hemiplegic patients using functional electrical stimulation therapy.
Abbreviations: CDF = cumulative distribution function, CPN = common peroneal nerve, EMG = electromyography, FES = functional electrical stimulation, NIH = National Institutes of Health, PC = paw contact, RS = randomly timed stimulation, RTT = robotic treadmill training, SCI = spinal cord injury, SD = standard deviation, TA = tibialis anterior, TO = toe-off, WSTT = weight-supported treadmill training.
Today at the AOTA Annual Meeting in Long Beach, California, the benefits of the NESS H200 in stroke patients were presented in a case series titled, "New Therapy Interface: A Case Series of Telerehabilitation and Functional Electrical Stimulation.
Abbreviations: BC = body composition, DXA = dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry, ES-RT = electrical stimulation resistance training, FES = functional electrical stimulation, LBM = lean body mass, LCE = leg cycling ergometry, LL = lower limb, NMES = neuromuscular electrical stimulation, RBF = regional body fat, SCATs = Spinal Cord Assessment Tool for Spastic Reflexes, SCI = spinal cord injury, TBF = total body fat, TM = total mass, VAS = visual analog scale.
The Cleveland Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) Center, a consortium of the Department of Veterans Affairs, Case Western Reserve University, and MetroHealth Medical Center, provides innovative options for restoring neurological health and function by developing advanced technologies and integrating them into clinical care.
Functional electrical stimulation (FES) of paretic muscles can potentially elicit functional limb movements [7], such as reaching and hand opening [7-9].
Cleveland--The Center for Functional Electrical Stimulation investigates FES, a technology that relies on controlled electrical current to active paralyzed muscles.
Bioness harnesses the power of Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) to deliver innovative wireless technologies designed to assist stroke and other patients with neurological injuries to recover faster and regain function in their affected limbs.
We shall consider these here, as well as alternative hybrid functional electrical stimulation (FES)-based approaches.
The effect of random modulation of functional electrical stimulation parameters on muscle fatigue.

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