Best Electrode Placement For Arm and Hand Stroke Rehabilitation

NeuroRehab Team
Tuesday, July 5th, 2016



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Electrical stimulation, also referred to as e-stim, NMES, or FES, can be an effective tool in reducing the symptoms of stroke, such as increasing strength and function. The success of one’s recovery using electrical stimulation will rely heavily on proper electrode placement.

Listed below are some key video examples of upper limb electrode positioning by Axelgaard. Click on the thumbnail below to visit the video link.

 

 

Find Evidence-Based Stroke Rehab Equipment. Where do I start?

 

New Stroke Hand and Upper Limb Clinic Offers Intensive 2-Day Program

 

 

Electrode Positions for Common UE Stroke Muscle Groups

 

Scapular Retraction

 

 

Shoulder Flexion/Abduction

 

Elbow Flexion

 

Elbow Extension

 

Wrist/Finger Extension

 

Finger Flexion

 

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Find Electrical Stimulation Devices

 

Find EMG-Triggered Stim Devices

 



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