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Electrotherapeutic techniques

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posted on 29.04.2021, 22:15 by Vanesa BochkezanianVanesa Bochkezanian
Neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) is a commonly used intervention in rehabilitation programs for increasing muscle mass and force in individuals with partial loss of motor function, such as following spinal cord injury. 1, Functional electrical stimulation (FES) is a type ofNMES with the means of producing useful movement and may be used to assist in the performance of a functional task in paralysed muscles. However, both terms NMES and FES are usually utilised interchangeably in the literature, a pattern which will be followed throughout this chapter.

History

Editor

Reznik JE; Simmons J

Start Page

146

End Page

162

Number of Pages

17

ISBN-10

0729587606

ISBN-13

9780729543200

Publisher

Elsevier

Place of Publication

Chatswood, NSW

Peer Reviewed

Yes

Open Access

No

Era Eligible

Yes

Chapter Number

7

Number of Chapters

21

Parent Title

Rehabilitation in spinal cord injuries