Combined use of body weight support, functional electric stimulation, and treadmill training to improve walking ability in individuals with chronic incomplete spinal cord injury.

  title={Combined use of body weight support, functional electric stimulation, and treadmill training to improve walking ability in individuals with chronic incomplete spinal cord injury.},
  author={Edelle C. Field-Fote},
  journal={Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation},
  volume={82 6},
  • E. Field-Fote
  • Published 1 June 2001
  • Medicine
  • Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation
OBJECTIVE To assess the effect of an intervention combining body weight support (BWS), functional electric stimulation (FES), and treadmill training on overground walking speed (OGWS), treadmill walking speed, speed and distance, and lower extremity motor scores (LEMS). DESIGN Before and after comparison. SETTING Miami Project to Cure Paralysis. PARTICIPANTS Nineteen subjects with American Spinal Injury Association class C injury who were at least 1 year postinjury and had asymmetrical… 

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