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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Machine learning in control of functional electrical stimulation systems for locomotion.
The intervention itself combines principles of music therapy with tablet technology and functional electrical stimulation. The implementation of this novel intervention, described in this clinical case report, has implications for benefits to physical and motivational aspects of rehabilitation.
Laufer, "Effects of dual-channel functional electrical stimulation on gait performance in patients with hemiparesis," The Scientific World Journal, vol.
The effectiveness of functional electrical stimulation for the treatment of shoulder subluxation and shoulder pain in hemiplegic patients: A randomized controlled trial.
Moore, "Effectiveness of upper limb functional electrical stimulation after stroke for the improvement of activities of daily living and motor function: a systematic review and meta-analysis," Systematic Reviews, vol.
Grey, "Interaction of electrical stimulation and voluntary hand movement in SII and the cerebellum during simulated therapeutic functional electrical stimulation in healthy adults," Human Brain Mapping, vol.
"Rehabilitation of reaching and grasping function in severe hemiplegic patients using functional electrical stimulation therapy", Neurorehabil Neural Repair.
CG: control group; TG: transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) group; FG: functional electrical stimulation (FES) group.
The company's solutions include external and implantable functional electrical stimulation 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.
The athlete, who took a scholarship at Adams State University in Colarado in 2008, is now undergoing functional electrical stimulation (FES) -- a technique that uses electrical currents to activate nerves -- as he is still unable to use his limbs.
The athlete, who took a scholarship at Adams State University in Colarado in 2008, is now undergoing functional electrical stimulation (FES) - a technique that uses electrical currents to activate nerves - as he is still unable to use his limbs.
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