Electrical Stimulation

September 2010
PN;Sep2010, Vol. 64 Issue 9, p41
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The article focuses on the studies which evaluate the effectiveness of functional electrical stimulation (FES) to promote central nervous system (CNS) repair to patients with multiple sclerosis or spinal-cord injury. One of the studies found the importance of electric current to regain lost myelinating cells of CNS by activating progenitor cells. The International Center for Spinal Cord Injury (ICSCI) affirmed the physical and rehabilitative benefits of FES to injured children.


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