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A 24-year-old man arrives at the trauma unit after a motorcycle accident, with obvious deformity of his right hand. How would you proceed? Medscape Plastic Surgery
A new electrical stimulation therapy helped stroke survivors with hand weakness improve hand dexterity more than an existing stimulation technique, according to new research in the American Heart Asso...
(University of Veterinary Medicine -- Vienna) Dairy cows kept in barns often develop claw damage because of humid and unsuitable roaming areas. A study conducted by Vetmeduni Vienna now shows that the...
Using their intact hand to send signals to their paralyzed hand, patients were able to improve functional use of that hand without further use of the stimulator. Medscape Medical News
A new therapy has been developed for stroke survivors to improve hand function using a glove to send electrical stimulation to nerves in the affected hand.
(Newcastle University) Stroke patients are starting a trial of a new electronic device to recover movement and control of their hand.
NewsA new electrical stimulation therapy improved hand dexterity for stroke survivors more than an existing technique.
THURSDAY, Sept. 8, 2016 -- A new form of electrical stimulation therapy can help rewire the brain and restore some dexterity to a hand that's been paralyzed by stroke, a new clinical trial shows. In t...
Almost 10% of older adults in nursing homes have a fixed flexion deformity of the fingers (claw hand). Such contractures have important functional consequences, often leading to hygiene difficulties. ...
Evidence-based studies regarding deficits in handwriting performance relative to hand reaching and grasping after a stroke are lacking.
[Purpose] The effect of screen size on smartphone functionality and usability for patients with stroke, considering both the non-dominant and dominant hand smartphone usage, was investigated in this s...
This paper describes the design of a FES system automatically controlled in a closed loop using a Microsoft Kinect sensor, for assisting both cylindrical grasping and hand opening. The feasibility of ...