A Randomized Controlled Study: Effectiveness of Functional Electrical Stimulation on Wrist and Finger Flexor Spasticity in Hemiplegia.

@article{Yuzer2017ARC,
  title={A Randomized Controlled Study: Effectiveness of Functional Electrical Stimulation on Wrist and Finger Flexor Spasticity in Hemiplegia.},
  author={G{\"u}ldal Funda Nakipoğlu Yuzer and Burcu K{\"o}se D{\"o}nmez and Neşe {\"O}zgirgin},
  journal={Journal of stroke and cerebrovascular diseases : the official journal of National Stroke Association},
  year={2017},
  volume={26 7},
  pages={1467-1471}
}
AIM The objective of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of functional electrical stimulation (FES) applied to the wrist and finger extensors for wrist flexor spasticity in hemiplegic patients. METHODS Thirty stroke patients treated as inpatients were included in the study. Patients were randomly divided into study and control groups. FES was applied to the study group. Wrist range of movement, the Modified Ashworth Scale (MAS), Rivermead Motor Assessment (RMA), Brunnstrom (BS… CONTINUE READING