The functional impact of the Freehand System on tetraplegic hand function. Clinical Results

@article{Taylor2002TheFI,
  title={The functional impact of the Freehand System on tetraplegic hand function. Clinical Results},
  author={Paul N. Taylor and J E Esnouf and John Hobby},
  journal={Spinal Cord},
  year={2002},
  volume={40},
  pages={560-566}
}
Study Design: A B design with subjects acting as their own control when the device is turned off.Objective: Evaluation of the efficacy of the NeuroControl Freehand System.Setting: A supra regional spinal unit in the UK.Methods: The Freehand system is an implanted Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) device for restoration of lateral and palmar grasps following C5 or C6 tetraplegia. Its use was assessed using the Grasp Relies Test (GRT), Activities of Daily Living (ADL), Grip strength and two… CONTINUE READING

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