[Abstract] Effect of functional electrical stimulation on the proprioception, motor function of the paretic upper limb, and patient quality of life: A case report – Journal of Hand Therapy

Functional electrical stimulation (FES) has shown to improve motor function of theaffected side in stroke patients; however, the effects of FES on proprioception, thefunctional recovery of the paretic upper limb, and the patient quality of life (QoL)are not clear. The aim of the current case report was to determine whether FES canimprove joint position sense and the scores on measurements of upper limb functionand a QoL survey. The participant was assessed before and after 10 consecutive interventionsessions; in addition, the patient performed the training tasks in the workstationassisted by the FES device.

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