Electrical StimulationWill Electrical Stimulation Help Me Recover from Stroke?
Here are the answers to your questions about electrical stimulation: What is electrical stimulation? What can it be used for after stroke? What other devices can be used? Will e-stim help me recover from stroke?
Electrical StimulationHow Can Electrical Stimulation Help After a Stroke?
Electrical stimulation therapy consists of taking electrodes and attaching them on to the skin over a muscle. Once the electrical stimulation unit is activated, it sends electrical currents to the muscle causing it to contract.
muscle atrophyWhat is Muscle Atrophy and How Can I prevent it?
Muscle atrophy is when the muscle wastes away and is often experienced by patients with certain brain injuries, cerebral palsy, stroke, malnutrition, or extended hospitalization. When we don’t use our muscles regularly it causes them to thin out due to lack of active stimulation and exercise.
Daily RehabilitationElectrical Stimulation + Smart Glove Program Yields Promising Results
New research accepted for publication by the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehab with Functional Electrical Stimulation Improves Function After Stroke