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a training program in which a person is given information about physiological processes (heart rate or blood pressure) that is not normally available with the goal of gaining conscious control of them

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Electromyographic biofeedback is a painless, non-invasive method that can be used in muscle recovery after meniscal repair and enhances the rehabilitation process, especially related to muscular function.
Effects of electromyographic biofeedback on reaction time and movement time.
Electromyographic biofeedback to improve lower extremity function after stroke: A meta-analysis.
In a preliminary study that included 33 women with longterm vulvar symptoms, 16 weeks of at-home pelvic floor muscle exercises monitored with a portable electromyographic biofeedback instrument led to an increase in pelvic floor contractions in 95%, decreased resting tension in 68%, and diminished instability of the pelvic floor at rest in 62%.
In a preliminary study that included 33 women with long-term vulvar symptoms, 16 weeks of at-home pelvic floor muscle exercises monitored with a portable electromyographic biofeedback instrument led to an increase in pelvic floor contractions in 95%, decreased resting tension in 68%, and diminished instability of the pelvic floor at rest in 62%.
No study with an acceptable research design was identified for thermotherapy, electrical stimulation, therapeutic massage, or electromyographic biofeedback as interventions for low back pain.
16, 17, 18, 19) Other behavioral techniques used by researchers were meditation and muscle relaxation techniques; (20) attentional training; (21) electromyographic biofeedback training to reduce muscle tension; (22, 23, 24) and musical analysis and improvisation techniques.
Electromyographic biofeedback (EMG) uses electrodes to monitor tension in specific muscles, and feeds back information to enable the subject to gain greater control over tension levels.
The program includes electromyographic biofeedback, pelvic floor muscle exercises and bladder and bowel retraining.
Electrical stimulation versus electromyographic biofeedback in the recovery of quadriceps femoris muscle function following anterior cruciate ligament surgery.