Orthotics and FES for maintenance of walking in patients with MS.

@article{Wening2013OrthoticsAF,
  title={Orthotics and FES for maintenance of walking in patients with MS.},
  author={Jason Wening and Jennifer Laurissa Ford and Loren D. Jouett},
  journal={Disease-a-month : DM},
  year={2013},
  volume={59 8},
  pages={
          284-9
        }
}
Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a degenerative autoimmune disease that causes progressive disability in adults. Patients with MS may present with decreased muscle power, increased spasticity, impaired coordination, and impaired proprioception. All of these factors impact standing balance and mobility. Eighty percent of patients with MS will experience gait impairments within 10–15 years of disease onset. Gait impairments and subsequent reduction in walking velocity frequently present before other… CONTINUE READING
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