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.

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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
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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


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