Written by Laufer Y, Ring H, Sprecher E, Hausdorff JM.
Tuesday, April 06, 2010 7:21:20 AM
PURPOSE: Foot drop is a common cause of gait
impairment in individuals with hemiparesis. The objective of this study was to determine the short-term and long-term effects on functional gait
of a neuroprosthesis that provides functional electrical... read more
Written by Page SJ, Harnish SM, Lamy M, Eliassen JC, Szaflarski JP.
Tuesday, April 06, 2010 7:19:13 AM
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Conventional electrical stimulation modalities are limited by their lack of opportunities for motor learning and, consequently, their impact on function. Other rehabilitative regimens necessitate affected hand and wrist... read more
Written by Judy Peck, PTA, CBIS
Monday, April 05, 2010 7:47:08 AM
More than 200,000 people have a stroke
each year, and millions more have multiple sclerosis
, traumatic brain injury and other conditions that impact the nervous system. The effect of these conditions on the nervous system is profound and often... read more
Written by Ashley Campbell, PT
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 6:21:30 AM
Each year about 780,000 people experience a new or recurrent stroke
. Nearly a third never regain their ability to walk independently again (American Heart Association--Heart Disease and Stroke
Statistics, Update 2008).
One of the leading causes... read more