Muscle stimulation is an electric therapeutic modality that physiotherapists can use to help strengthen the muscles around the knee.

Synonyms: 
EMS
NMES
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Non-operative treatment for patellofemoral pain

Part 7 of a course on Patellofemoral Pain by Dr Ronald Grelsamer of Mount Sinai Hospital in New York.

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FORUM DISCUSSIONS

Electrical Muscle Stimulation (EMS) Post PTF.

E-Stim??

Can you please recommend an electric muscle stimulator?


CLINICAL PUBLICATIONS

Relationship Between Intensity of Quadriceps Muscle Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation and Strength Recovery After Total Knee Arthroplasty. Stevens-Lapsley JE, Balter JE, Wolfe P, Eckhoff DG, Schwartz RS, Schenkman M and Kohrt WM. Phys Ther. 2012 Sep; 92(9): 1187–1196.


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