Accession Number : AD1011796

Title :   Advanced Restoration Therapies in Spinal Cord Injury

Descriptive Note : Technical Report,15 Apr 2015,14 Apr 2016

Corporate Author : Hugo W. Moser Research Institute at Kennedy Krieger, Inc. Baltimore United States

Personal Author(s) : Belegu,Visar

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Report Date : 01 May 2016

Pagination or Media Count : 19

Abstract : Evidence suggests that functional electrical stimulation (FES) can improve the function of the central nervous system (CNS) after injury or disease. Using FES-based therapies to treat spinal cord injured patients in our clinic, we have observed neurological and physical improvements. Investigations in our basic science research laboratory address the mechanisms by which FES promotes the cellular and molecular CNS regeneration that forms the foundations of this recovery..

Descriptors :   SPINAL INJURIES , therapeutics , ELECTRIC STIMULATION THERAPY , Central nervous system , stem cells , Spinal cord

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE