Current topics in clinical FES in Japan.

  • Yasunobu Handa
  • Published 1997 in
    Journal of electromyography and kinesiology…


This paper reviews recent topics of clinical application of functional electrical stimulation (FES) for the paralyzed extremities in Japan. Transcutaneous and percutaneous FES systems have been clinically used in Japan. Candidates of extremity FES arer mostly stroke and spinal cord injury patients. By using percutaneous FES system, all of the joints of the… (More)