Functional electric stimulation to augment partial weight-bearing supported treadmill training for patients with acute incomplete spinal cord injury: A pilot study.

@article{Postans2004FunctionalES,
  title={Functional electric stimulation to augment partial weight-bearing supported treadmill training for patients with acute incomplete spinal cord injury: A pilot study.},
  author={Neil J Postans and Jon P Hasler and Malcolm H. Granat and Douglas J Maxwell},
  journal={Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation},
  year={2004},
  volume={85 4},
  pages={604-10}
}
OBJECTIVE To study the application of partial weight-bearing (PWB) supported treadmill gait training augmented by functional electric stimulation (FES) in subjects with acute incomplete spinal cord injury (SCI). DESIGN Before-after crossover trial with control (A) and intervention (B) periods. SETTING Physiotherapy (PT) department of a spinal injuries unit in Scotland. PARTICIPANTS Fourteen inpatients with acute incomplete SCI with American Spinal Injury Association class C or D injury… CONTINUE READING