Paresis

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paresis

[pə′rē·səs]
(medicine)
A slight paralysis.
Incomplete loss of muscular power.
Weakness of a limb.

Paresis

 

attenuation of voluntary movements; their complete loss is termed paralysis. Paresis and paralysis, which are caused by the same factors, are the motor disorders most frequently encountered in clinical practice.

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Although the manufacturer of the FSR sensors that were embedded in the proposed device provides the information on the sensor characteristics, we examined the behavior of the sensor to better understand behavior of the sensor in the proposed paretic hand rehabilitation device by recording voltage output based on the circuit where the output voltage increase as force rises.
Decreased use of the paretic limb or a modification in its blood flow might be responsible for the sparing effect described above.
Activity-based electrical stimulation training in a stroke patient with minimal movement in the paretic upper extremity.
With respect to the heterogeneity among these recovery patterns, the use of dexterity levels (based on UAT scores) is helpful for therapists to target specific motor problems related to the paretic arm-hand (Langhorne et al.
Two PID controllers are used for both paretic and non-paretic knee joints.
Results: Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) at wrist was found in 7 (35%) patients, cubital tunnel syndrome at elbow in 3 (15%) patients, and evident reduction in motor action potential values of peroneal, median and ulnar nerve in 10 (50%) patients in the control studies for conduction on our patients with Medical Research Council (MRC) score of less than 2/5, unlike the initial findings, in the paretic side.
Depending on the severity and chronicity of the herniation, the hind limbs may be paretic or paralyzed.
In this test the direction in which the diplopia is maximum will give the direction of action of the paretic muscle; the most peripherally seen image belongs to the paretic eye; and the object appears displaced in the direction the paretic muscle should move the eye.
Increased walking speed has also been linked to an improvement in the stage of synergistic patterned movement in the paretic leg, (33, 34) and improvement in maximal ankle power.
DESCRIPTIVE CLINICAL CLASSIFICATION OF GAIT DISTURBANCES GAIT DISTURBANCE DESCRIPTION OF GAIT ACCOMPANYING SYMPTOMS & SIGNS Antalgic Limping, short standing Pain, limitation of phase on affected leg passive range of movement Paretic Asymmetry, characteristic Paresis, atrophy, reflex motor deficit findings asymmetry, (e.