Electrical Stimulation

Some articles on electrical stimulation, electrical, stimulation:

Muscle Contracture - Treatment - Electrical Stimulation
... Electrical stimulation improves passive range of motion but only temporarily ... Once the treatment is withdrawn, all benefits are reduced ...
Functional Electrical Stimulation
... Functional electrical stimulation (FES) is a technique that uses electrical currents to activate nerves innervating extremities affected by paralysis ... It is sometimes referred to as Neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) ...
Physiology of The Olivocochlear System - Acoustically Evoked Responses of The MOCS
... Electrical stimulation in the brainstem can result in (i) the entire MOCS being stimulated, (ii) a discharge rate (up to 400 sec-1) much higher than is ... Therefore, electrical stimulation of the MOCS may not give an accurate indication of its biological function, nor the natural magnitude of its effect ... Acoustic stimulation of the inner hair cells sends a neural signal to the posteroventral cochlear nucleus (PVCN), and the axons of the neurons from the PVCN cross the brainstem to ...
Stress Incontinence - Treatment - Noninvasive/minimally Invasive - Electrical Stimulation
... Brief doses of electrical stimulation can strengthen muscles in the lower pelvis in a way similar to exercising the muscles ... compared pelvic floor exercises, vaginal weights and electro-stimulation in a randomised trial ... because simple exercises proved to be far more effective than electro-stimulation or vaginal cones ...
Cochlear Implant - History
... The discovery that electrical stimulation in the auditory system can create a perception of sound occurred around 1790, when Alessandro Volta (the developer of the electric battery) placed metal rods in his own ... Other experiments occurred sporadically, until electrical (sound-amplifying) hearing aids began to be developed in earnest in the 20th century ... The first direct stimulation of an acoustic nerve with an electrode was performed in the 1950s by the French-Algerian surgeons André Djourno and Charles Eyriès ...

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