“The nervous system really uses electricity as its language,” says Robert Kirsch, chair of biomedical engineering at Case Western Reserve University and executive director of the Cleveland FES Center.
Researchers are investigating what causes patients to freeze while walking and how it can be avoided.
CLEVELAND — Ground-breaking, life-changing research is happening at MetroHealth Medical Center when it comes to spinal cord injuries and giving people function back.
Cleveland FES Center using deep brain stimulation to study gait, balance impairment
The brain’s enigmas often extend to the diseases that attack it. Doctors explain what symptoms to watch for and more. Contributions from Dr. Riechers as he explains Traumatic Brain Injury and Migraines.
Researchers at Case Western Reserve prevent seizures in 90% of non-human subjects with low-frequency stimulation of axons in brain
Researchers receive $9M NIH grant to develop infrared technology for understanding, managing the peripheral nervous system’s role in many illnesses
Prostheses are morphing into mind-controlled extensions of the human body that let their wearers feel what they’re touching.
Cleveland FES (Functional Electrical Stimulation) Center: Military veteran David Powers, an FES Center patient, will help demonstrate how FES technology has restored respiratory muscle function. The technology helps those with spinal-cord injuries.
Technologies that restore movement and the sense of touch are helping people to overcome the physical effects of stroke and spinal-cord injury.