FUNCTIONAL ELECTRIC STIMULATION (FES)

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the term given to the application of electric current to peripheral nerves through the use of electrodes in order to generate muscle contractions as a response.

FUNCTIONAL ELECTRIC STIMULATION (FES): "When many functional electric stimulation electrodes are used a paraplegic is able to pedal a bike."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "FUNCTIONAL ELECTRIC STIMULATION (FES)," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/functional-electric-stimulation-fes/ (accessed July 3, 2022).

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