EMG Feedback in Neuromuscular Rehabilitation of Spasmodic Torticollis: Therapeutic Electromyography

  • Joseph Brudny
Part of the NATO Conference Series book series (NATOCS, volume 19)


Researchers in behavioral medicine not unlike in neurosciences strive to achieve understanding of how the nervous system accepts, interprets, integrates and translates neuronal code signals into thoughts, ideas and concepts resulting in human behavior. While pursuing this goal, one takes it for granted that the complex and coordinated interaction of muscles mediating behavior is constant, repetitive and predictable. Lord Adrian (1935) observed that, “The chief function of the nervous system is to send messages to the muscles which will make the body more effective.”


Basal Ganglion Head Position Spasmodic Torticollis Disused Muscle Therapeutic Session 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Joseph Brudny
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  1. 1.Department of Rehabilitation MedicineNew York University Medical CenterNew YorkUSA

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