Enhanced FES system could aid MS patients

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Enhanced FES system could aid MS patients

Postby MSUK » Thu Jun 03, 2010 1:48 am


The approximately 100,000 people in the UK who suffer with multiple sclerosis (MS) could benefit from improvements being made to a technology that eases mobility by electrically stimulating improperly functioning muscles and nerves.

A functional electrical stimulation (FES) system generates electrical impulses from skin surface electrodes placed on targeted nerves and muscles. These mild electric shocks make muscles contract and joints move.... Read More - http://www.msrc.co.uk/index.cfm/fuseact ... ageid/1430
MS-UK - http://www.ms-uk.org/
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