Vibro-tactile EMG-based biofeedback induces changes of muscle activity patterns in childhood dystonia

@article{Bertucco2019VibrotactileEB,
  title={Vibro-tactile EMG-based biofeedback induces changes of muscle activity patterns in childhood dystonia},
  author={Matteo Bertucco and Francesca Lunardini and Mauro Nardon and Claudia Casellato and Alessandra Laura Giulia Pedrocchi and Terence D. Sanger},
  journal={2019 9th International IEEE/EMBS Conference on Neural Engineering (NER)},
  year={2019},
  pages={53-56}
}
Childhood dystonia has been associated with injury to the basal ganglia, however there is evidence suggesting the involvement of sensory cortex, cerebellum and brainstem. Even though dystonia is considered a movement disorder, recent studies have shown dysfunctional sensorimotor integration that further contributes to the dystonic symptoms. Such aberrant circuitry may prevent children with dystonia from acquiring new motor tasks. The use of EMG-based biofeedback has been proposed as a promising… Expand
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