Restoration of walking in paralyzed persons using electronic orthotics

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Entire publication list can be found here.

  • Osman SG, Schwartz JA, Marsolais EB. Arthroscopic discectomy and interbody fusion of the thoracic spine: A report of ipsilateral 2-portal approach. Int J Spine Surg. 2012 Dec 1;6:103-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ijsp.2012.02.004. eCollection 2012. PubMed PMID: 25694878; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4300888.
  • Daly JJ, Zimbelman J, Roenigk KL, McCabe JP, Rogers JM, Butler K, Burdsall R, Holcomb JP, Marsolais EB, Ruff RL. Recovery of coordinated gait: randomized controlled stroke trial of functional electrical stimulation (FES) versus no FES, with weight-supported treadmill and over-ground training. Neurorehabil Neural Repair. 2011 Sep;25(7):588–596. doi: 10.1177/1545968311400092 Pubmed PMID: 21515871
  • Consortium for Spinal Cord Medicine. Sexuality and reproductive health in adults with spinal cord injury: a clinical practice guideline for health-care professionals. J Spinal Cord Med. 2010;33(3):281–336. Pubmed PMID: 20737805
  • Yee AJ, Yoo JU, Marsolais EB, Carlson G, Poe-Kochert C, Bohlman HH, Emery SE. Use of a postoperative lumbar corset after lumbar spinal arthrodesis for degenerative conditions of the spine. A prospective randomized trial. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2008 Oct;90(10):2062–2068. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.G.01093 Pubmed PMID: 18829902
  • McCabe JP, Dohring ME, Marsolais EB, Rogers J, Burdsall R, Roenigk K, Pundik S, Daly JJ. Feasibility of combining gait robot and multichannel functional electrical stimulation with intramuscular electrodes. J Rehabil Res Dev. 2008;45(7):997–1006. Pubmed PMID: 19165689
  • Daly JJ, Roenigk K, Holcomb J, Rogers JM, Butler K, Gansen J, McCabe J, Fredrickson E, Marsolais EB, Ruff RL. A randomized controlled trial of functional neuromuscular stimulation in chronic stroke subjects. Stroke. 2006 Jan;37(1):172–178. doi: 10.1161/01.STR.0000195129.95220.77 Pubmed PMID: 16322492
  • Daly JJ, Roenigk KL, Butler KM, Gansen JL, Fredrickson E, Marsolais EB, Rogers J, Ruff RL. Response of sagittal plane gait kinematics to weight-supported treadmill training and functional neuromuscular stimulation following stroke. J Rehabil Res Dev. 2004 Dec;41(6A):807–820. Pubmed PMID: 15685469


Cleveland FES Center

Emeritus Staff Physician
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center

Emeritus Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University


Program Contact
E. Byron Marsolais

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(216) 283-5759

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