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April 2019

Assessing with FES: Clinician & Patient Factors

Generation of a motor response to facilitate FES assisted gait in stroke patients may, at times, require clinician “perseverance”. In applying FES for gait -consideration of factors influencing the stimulation response is necessary. Presence of adipose tissue, adjustment of stimulation parameters & electrode positioning all play a part in individual patient motor responses to stimulation. Stimulation parameters […]

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Clinical Considerations in Patient Assessment for a Dropped Foot Stimulator

Individuals with a diagnosis of hemiplegia (from stroke or acquired brain injury) or multiple sclerosis or incomplete spinal cord injury can all benefit from FES (functional electrical stimulation) and it should be considered when gait restoration or improvement is a clinical goal. As the presentation of motor loss in stroke vs MS vs SCI is different […]

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