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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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Electrical stimulation was applied some of this time.
The global electrical stimulation devices market segmentation is based on product types (Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS) Devices, Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) Devices, Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS) Devices, Sacral Nerve Stimulation (SNS) Devices, Gastric Electrical Stimulation (GES) Devices, Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) Devices, Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation (NMES/EMS) Devices, Other Devices (Electrotherapy Devices, Combination Devices, TNS, TMS, etc.
Analysis of data revealed non-significant improvements in percent body fat, lean weight, fat weight, systolic blood pressure, and diastolic blood pressure for both the exercise only group and the exercise plus electrical stimulation group (see Table 3).
Neuromuscular electrical stimulation is no more effective than usual care for the treatment of primary dysphagia in children.
For Neuromuscular electrical stimulation, in sitting position with knee flexed to 60 degrees, and the leg will tie to the application table by Velcro tape passing through ankle in order to inhibit joint movement that would result from quadriceps contraction.
Intravaginal electrical stimulation improves continence and symptoms
Low voltage electrical stimulation is mostly used when there is short delay time (10 to 20 min) between bleeding and stimulation.
The electrical stimulation is only required by the quardriceps for paretic knee extension.
66%), which differed significantly from the mean sevoflurane MAC determined with electrical stimulation, which was 4.
The induced current of commercially available magnetic stimulation devices is of sufficient amplitude and duration to depolarize nerve membranes and generates action potentials in a similar way to conventional electrical stimulation (Barker 2002; Hovey and Jalinous 2006).
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