The positive changes observed in motor levels and motor impairment outcome showed that functional electrical stimulation
could be effective in the neurologic healing process in this period.
Functional electrical stimulation
control of standing and stepping after spinal cord injury: A review of technical characteristics.
Patient-driven loop control for hand function restoration in a non-invasive functional electrical stimulation
Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the International Functional Electrical Stimulation
Society; 2000; Aalborg, Denmark.
Ambulation after incomplete spinal cord injury with EMG-triggered functional electrical stimulation
Decreased central fatigue in multiple sclerosis patients after 8 weeks of surface functional electrical stimulation
Combined use of body weight support, functional electrical stimulation
, and treadmill training to improve walking ability in individuals with chronic incomplete spinal cord injury.
This study examines the feasibility of a hybrid system combining new bracing components that automatically lock and unlock to regulate movement with functional electrical stimulation
of the user's own paralyzed muscles to power movement of the legs.
Effects of functional electrical stimulation
on the joints of adolescents with spinal cord injury.
Neural prostheses: clinical applications of functional electrical stimulation
in spinal cord injury.
Although functional electrical stimulation
(FES) devices have been available for people with SCI for several years, researchers are constantly improving them to better meet the needs of individuals with disabilities.
4) used functional electrical stimulation
(FES) cycling to enhance arterial health in nine individuals with SCI increasing femoral artery diameter and blood flow in paralyzed legs after six weeks of thrice weekly FES cycling (30 minutes at 50 revolutions per minute).
Shoulder pain in hemiplegia revisited: contribution of functional electrical stimulation
and other therapies.
Researchers from Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland), the Cleveland Functional Electrical Stimulation
Center at the Louis Stokes Cleveland Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center and University Hospitals (UH) Cleveland Medical Center worked with Kochevar, who was paralyzed below his shoulders in a bicycling accident, to restore movement in Kochevar's right arm and hand.
Minister for Health, Meegan Fitzharris, said the donation would be used to purchase Advanced Functional Electrical Stimulation
Devices, technology which sends low-level electrical stimulation to activate nerves and muscles.