Relation between abnormal patterns of muscle activation and response to common peroneal nerve stimulation in hemiplegia.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE To investigate the relation between response to common peroneal nerve stimulation, timed to the swing phase of walking, and abnormal ankle movement and muscle activation patterns. METHOD Eighteen patients who took part had a drop foot and had had a stroke at least 6 months before the study Twelve age matched normal subjects were also studied… (More)