neural stimulation


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neural stimulation

The activation or energizing of a nerve, through an external source.
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Extended control of a robotic hand across the Internet was achieved, with feedback from the robotic fingertips being sent back as neural stimulation to give a sense of force being applied to an object (this was achieved between New York, USA and Reading, UK).
Today, the patient takes four medications, none of them opioids, sees a psychologist, receives massage therapy, visits a chiropractor occasionally, and uses a transcutaneous electrical neural stimulation unit.
Three years ago, Meloy, like other pain specialists, noticed that a surgically implanted neural stimulation device routinely used to alleviate chronic pain sometimes triggered orgasms instead.
While pumps dominate MiniMed, neural stimulation is the theme at Advanced Bionics, another Mann company in Sylmar.
Future therapies based on targeted peripheral neural stimulation could promote self-healing, reduce dependence on traditional drugs and provide new treatment options for illnesses.