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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Ambulation using the reciprocating gait orthosis and functional electrical stimulation.
Exercise adherence during home-based functional electrical stimulation cycling by individuals with spinal cord injury.
Hand Brunnstrom and elbow spasticity Ashworth values indicated a statistically insignificant gain in standard treatment + functional electrical stimulation group, however, it could still be regarded as an improvement (p=0.
Myoelectrically driven functional electrical stimulation may increase motor recovery of upper limb in poststroke subjects: A randomized controlled pilot study.
Gait training regimen for incomplete spinal cord injury using functional electrical stimulation.
Bioness solutions include external and implantable functional electrical stimulation (FES) systems, robotic systems and software-based therapy programs providing functional and therapeutic benefits for individuals affected by pain, central nervous system disorders and orthopedic injuries.
Functional electrical stimulation and suppression of spasticity following spinal cord injury.
Abbreviations: ANOVA = analysis of variance, DOF = degree of freedom, EMG = electromyogram, FES = functional electrical stimulation, vFmax = maximum voluntary force.
Abbreviations: 6MWT = 6-minute walking test, 10MWT = 10 m walking test, AFO = ankle-foot orthosis, ASIA = American Spinal Injury Association, C = cervical, CBO = controlled-brake orthosis, DC = direct current (motor), ESO = energy-storing orthosis, FES = functional electrical stimulation, HAS = hybrid assistive system, HKAFO = hip-knee-ankle-foot orthosis, HyPo = hybrid powered orthosis, KAFO = knee-ankle-foot orthosis, PID = proportional-integral-derivative, RGO = reciprocating gait orthosis, SCI = spinal cord injury, SFMO = self-fitting modular orthosis, T = thoracic, WISCI II = Walking Index for Spinal Cord Injury Version 2.
The effect of random modulation of functional electrical stimulation parameters on muscle fatigue.
BALTIMORE, March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study by Kennedy Krieger Institute's International Center for Spinal Cord Injury(Epub ahead of print) finds that long-term lower extremity functional electrical stimulation (FES) cycling, as part of a rehabilitation regimen, is associated with substantial improvements in individuals with chronic spinal cord injury (SCI).
Functional electrical stimulation (FES) provides wheelchair-dependent individuals an opportunity for brace-free ambulation with incomplete spinal cord injuries (iSCIs).
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