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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'In the long term we want to have a broader idea of the effects of electric stimulation on brain function and chemistry so that we can better treat Parkinson's disease and other neurological and psychiatric conditions, like Tourette's syndrome and depression, which are also affected by the dopamine system,' says Smith.
The US delegation also visited the Department of Meat Science and Technology and saw slaughtering facilities, electric stimulation, and meat preserving, chilling and packaging systems.
Still, if we want to achieve fully electric stimulation, without the moving mechanical parts, it is unacceptable to base the system on moving the conductor towards and away from the screen.
His current place of work, the Total Wellness Clinic, is an outstanding private practice located in Hacienda Heights that specializes in providing services linked to Motor Vehicle Accidents, In-Clinic Procedures (Electric Stimulation, Ultrasound, Mechanical Traction and etc.), Ankle Sprain or Strain, Neck & Lower Back Pain and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome to name a few.
The Cuban treatment comprises eye surgery, ozone therapy, electric stimulation, and drugs.
She was told she had irreversible optical nerve damage but researched her condition and fundraised for electric stimulation therapy in Germany.
The business: A headset that uses electric stimulation to help improve rehabilitation for people with speech disorders.
The analysis of the results taken from the survey revealed the people who underwent electric stimulation expressed 47 percent (for physical assault) and 70 percent (for sexual assault) less likelihood of carrying out such attacks than people who didn't get zapped.
cochlear implants and auditory brainstem implants) can restore hearing sensation through by-passing the ear structure and providing electric stimulation with tiny electrodes.
Eye movements in response to electric stimulation of the human posterior ampullary nerve.
(ii) Setting B: based on [10], who established the efficacy of electric stimulation on a central poststroke facial pain subject, with the following stimulation parameters: amplitude, 3.65 V; frequency, 50 Hz; and pulsewidth, 120 [micro]s.
Hodges, "Corticospinal excitability is dependent on the parameters of peripheral electric stimulation: a preliminary study," Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, vol.