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Biomedical Engineering

, Volume 50, Issue 5, pp 300–304 | Cite as

A Five-Channel Noninvasive Electrical Stimulator of the Spinal Cord for Rehabilitation of Patients with Severe Motor Disorders

  • A. A. GrishinEmail author
  • T. R. Moshonkina
  • I. A. Solopova
  • R. M. Gorodnichev
  • Y. P. Gerasimenko
Article

A device for noninvasive electrical stimulation of the spinal cord was developed. The device can be used for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes. The device provides stimulation of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar regions of the spinal cord in any combination. It also allows the spinal roots in at least one of the regions of the spinal cord to be stimulated. The noninvasive electrical stimulation is an alternative to the invasive epidural electrical stimulation of the spinal cord for the rehabilitation of patients with severe motor disorders and pain.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. A. Grishin
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • T. R. Moshonkina
    • 1
    • 2
  • I. A. Solopova
    • 2
    • 3
  • R. M. Gorodnichev
    • 4
  • Y. P. Gerasimenko
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Pavlov Institute of PhysiologyRussian Academy of SciencesSt. PetersburgRussia
  2. 2.Kosima, LtdMoscowRussia
  3. 3.Kharkevich Institute for Information Transmission ProblemsRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia
  4. 4.Velikie Luki State Academy of Physical Culture and SportsVelikie LukiRussia

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