biofeedback device

biofeedback device

Any instrument which measures physiological parameters—e.g., electromyographic activity, galvanic (electrodermal) skin resistance, muscle tension, blood pressure and others. Some mainstream doctors believe that biofeedback devices may be used to control tachycardia, hypertension, faecal incontinence and other conditions.

biofeedback device

Any instrument that measures physiologic parameters eg electromyographic activity, galvanic–electrodermal skin resistance, muscle tension, BP, and others; some mainstream physicians believe BDs may be used to control tachycardia, HTN, fecal incontinence, and other conditions. See Electromyograph feedback, Galvanic skin response.

Patient discussion about biofeedback device

Q. where can you find the biofeedback device shown in Dr. Liponis' column in Parade magazine on 12/14/08 I need to know where you canpourchase the biofeedback device and where you can get instructions on its use

A. if you ask me- before buying any new device, it might be a good idea to try it. go to couple of sessions with a certified therapist. see if you react well and then buy a machine. i'm sure he can recommend certain brands and what to avoid.

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She also worked with her therapist to record her speech with a biofeedback device that connects to a computer to provide visual and auditory biofeedback about her pitch, volume and intonation.
It includes sensor(s), a processing device, a biofeedback device, and communication channels [6].
US-based medical device company Bioinfinity USA has launched the Vibrance Pelvic Trainer, an FDA-cleared biofeedback device that provides variable resistance training for a woman's pelvic floor muscles to improve pelvic health and quality of life, the company said on Monday.
You may take a biofeedback device home to record your daily patterns to then use the information to identify the patterns that are affecting your sleep.
Participants sang the same note and vowel in the test trial that they had sung in the control trial, only this time they were instructed to raise the bars on the EMG biofeedback device by lowering the larynx as they sang.
In a more recent study under the guidance of Technol, researchers examined the effect of the use of a biofeedback device using a mirror in addition to physical therapy in training stroke patients with impaired sitting balance compared with outcome in patients receiving conventional physical therapy only.
After a heart rate biofeedback device provided feedback, they were asked to perform again.
Participants in a recently published study found portable biofeedback device to be more helpful than other relaxation techniques like yoga, meditation, and other unassisted breathing techniques (Reiner, 2008).
The biofeedback device then tells you how your body responds.
He refused to stop making claims that the EPFX, registered as a biofeedback device, can heal serious illness.
If you notice an improvement within a few sessions, you may want to get a small biofeedback device to use by yourself at home.