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Patrick Rummerfield Teams with Eric Westacott Foundation and Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation to Help Young Quadriplegic Boy

...National Championship, in the 1980s, who passed on in July, 2009. The RT300 fes bike is designed to send electrical impulses to electrodes placed on the pa...muscles to contract and - essentially - perform a workout. The use of RT300 fes bikes provides people with spinal cord injuries many benefits, including pr...

Fraternal Order of Eagles Award $630,000 in Grants at International Convention

...ternal Order of Eagles grant recipients: Lew Reed Spinal Cord Injury Fund: Alberta Children's Hospital, Calgary, Alberta - $60,000 fes Center , Cleveland - $30,000 Art Ehrmann Cancer Fund: Arkansas Cancer Research Center Foundation , Little Rock, Ark. - $30,000 The ...

JumpStart and Case Technology Ventures Invest in Neuros Medical

... Medical Center, in partnership with the Cleveland fes (Functional Electrical Stimulation) Center, is ref...earch organizations such as Case and the Cleveland fes Center." The company's Chief Executive Office...positively impact other stakeholders including the fes Center and Ohio Neurostimulation Neuromodulation P...

Medicare to Reimburse for the Bioness L300™ Foot Drop System for Spinal Cord Injury

...nerves that lift the foot. Medicare's decision highlights the importance of fes and the possible improvements in an individual's gait, increased range-of-m...urologically injured patients to receive FES-based treatment. The NESS L300 fes device may help patients regain lost mobility and increase their overall in...

Premier conference on neurotechnology and deep brain stimulation to be held in Cleveland June 16-18

...," said P. Hunter Peckham, Donnell Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Orthopedics at Case Western Reserve and executive director of the Cleveland fes Center. In addition, in the 38-year history of this conference, previously known as the Neural Interfaces Workshop, Peckham notes that this is the f...

Treatment improves walking ability of Parkinson's patients

...Foundation Trust in England presents evidence that fes may also provide major benefits to people with Par...'s sufferers, this study marks the first time that fes has been considered as an aid. "Stimulation is triggered in fes by a footswitch usually placed in the heel of the ...

Animal behavior turned into robots and more at 4th international AMAM symposium

...egular terrains. Hunter Peckham from Case Western Reserve Universitys department of biomedical engineering and executive director of the Cleveland fes Center is building on the information learned about animal motions and behaviors to refine development of functional electronic systems that restore m...

New Device To Help Patients Walk

...imulation or FES, is unlike similar therapies tried in the last 20 years as the patient's movement is not dependent on the machine. Instead, the fes is designed to teach people with cord injuries how to trigger their muscles independently so that they can gradually wean off the device and walk on t...

New device to help spinal cord injury cases walk

...t." Five patients, whose spinal cord injuries had taken place from two to 24 years prior to the study, completed two to five sessions per week of fes therapy. After practicing with physiotherapists, the patients learned how to trigger their leg muscles as they walked. Over the course of 12 to 18 wee...

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