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A Pilot Study of the Effects of Functional Electrical Stimulation on the Recovery of Function Following Stroke in Man

  • P. E. Crago
  • J. P. Van Der Meulen
  • J. B. Reswick

Abstract

A preliminary study investigating the possible beneficial effects of functional electrical stimulation (FES) therapy on the degree and speed of recovery of hemiplegic patients has been completed (1).

Keywords

Electrical Stimulation Physical Therapy Functional Electrical Stimulation Reflex Activity Pinch Strength 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1970

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. E. Crago
    • 1
  • J. P. Van Der Meulen
    • 1
  • J. B. Reswick
    • 1
  1. 1.Case Western Reserve UniversityClevelandUSA

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