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Interdisciplinary outpatient clinic provides appropriate, individualised restoration of drop foot in chronic stroke patients

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Interdisciplinary outpatient clinic provides appropriate, individualised restoration of drop foot in chronic stroke patients

Speaker:

Jennifer Ernst

Universitätsmedizin Göttingen

Date/Time:

Fri, 2016/05/06 11:00 - 12:15 | Lecture #6 / 6 export in calendar

Place:

CCO, Room 1

Abstract:

Peroneal FES has clinically relevant effects in gait rehabilitation of drop foot. The construction of available systems requires initial heel contact (IC). Contractures or spasticity of the ankle joint avoid IC. Additional treatments as Botox injections, surgical and orthotic treatments help to restore IC