functional electrical stimulation

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functional electrical stimulation

[′fəŋk·shən·əl i¦lek·trə·kəl ‚stim·yə′lā·shən]
(medicine)
Therapeutic application of controlled amounts of electric current to muscles to make them contract in a nearly normal manner.
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The use of electric stimulation in a region of the nervous system will trigger an action potential in an axon, while at the same time causing hyperpolarisation of the cell body.
Although it is known that the electric stimulation blocks nerve activity between the brain and the stomach, the specific mechanisms for weight loss due to use of the device are unknown.
Modelling the cost-effectiveness of electric stimulation therapy in non-healing venous leg ulcers.
The internal neuromodulation is again classified into Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS), Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS), Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS), Sacral Nerve Stimulation (SNS) and Other with Gastric Electric Stimulation (GES) and Respiratory Electrical Stimulation (RES)/Phrenic Nerve Stimulation (PNS).
The investigators even showed they could mimic extinction training by pairing a tone that rats were conditioned to fear with electric stimulation of the mPFC.
At 22 weeks, seven of nine rats treated with AVANCE to repair a 28mm gap responded with a foot twitch to electric stimulation, while none of the rats treated with conduits responded to electric stimulation.
Treatment with Transcorneal Electric Stimulation (TES) in Hereditary Retinal Degeneration" on 4 March from 9:45-10:00 a.
The equipment segment is further sub-divided into hydrotherapy, cryotherapy, continuous passive motion (CPM), electric stimulation, heat therapy, therapeutic exercises, ultrasound, and others.
Polarity effects on wound healing using electric stimulation in rabbits.
Evans hurting: Maurice Evans sat on the ledge of his locker with his right leg propped up on a chair before Thursday's game, an electric stimulation machine sending currents into his sore knee.
For the study, Olson delivered electric stimulation to the subjects' anterior temporal lobes while looking at photos of known faces using transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS), a technique by which small electric currents (e.
Combined use of body weight support, functional electric stimulation, and treadmill training to improve walking ability in individuals with chronic incomplete spinal cord injury.