What is the MeCFES

The MeCFES - Myoelectrically Controlled Functional Electrical Stimulation - is a concept of rehabilitation more than simply a device. The idea is to integrate as closely as possible the control of musclecontraction with the intent of the user in order to restore motorfunction in the most natual way.


The myoelectrical signal, is recorded using surface electrodes. It is used to control electrical stimulation of the same muscle (and/or other muscles) to generate or augment the muscle contraction. When the controlling muscle and the stimulated muscle is the same the result is an amplification of the muscle strength
Technically what is needed is
A dedicated Amplifier for measuring the signals.
And a dedicated stimulator
A Signal Processing unit for converting the MES into a control signal