Turkish Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 1998 , Vol 1 , Num 3
Hemiplejik Hastalarda Yürüme Rehabilitasyonunda Zaman-Uzak Değişkenleri Üzerine FES ve NMES'İN Etkilerinin Karşılaştırılması
Arzu Özdinçler 1 ,Güzin Dilşen 2
1 İstanbul Üniversitesi, İstanbul Tıp Fakültesi, Fizik Tedavi ve Rehabilitasyon Anabilim Dalı, İstanbul
2 İstanbul Üniversitesi İstanbul Tıp Fakültesi, Fizik Tedavi ve Rehabilitasyon Anabilim Dalı, İstanbul

The comparison of effectiveness of FES and NMES on time distance criterias at walking rehabilitation which hemiplegic patients -We have 40 hemiplegic patients in our study,. We used as gait assessment "Yugoslavian Stefan Enstitut Temporal-Distance Variables Assessment" We divided our patients into two groups. And one of the group we employed Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) and the other group Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation (NMES). We want to achieve dorsiflexion and eversion at ankle foot. We assessed before and after treatment and we want to under stand, which treatment is better than the other. FES groups improvement after treharpy is significantly better than NMES group.

Keywords : Hemiplegic gait, temporal-distance variables, FES, NMES