reeducation(redirected from reeducate)
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reeducation(rēej″ŭ-kā′shŏn) [ re- + education]
1. Training to restore competence to a person with functional limitations.
2. A physical technique to facilitate restoration of motor control.
A rehabilitation regimen used after sensation is impaired by peripheral nerve injuries or surgery to the hand. Common applications include manual techniques, vibration, and electrical stimulation. The purpose is to relearn the interpretation of sensory information related to pain, temperature, and object identification.