Entries by Punit Patel

Journal Club April 2017: Effects of Functional Electrical Stimulation on Reducing Falls and Improving Gait Parameters in Multiple Sclerosis and Stroke

Article: Effects of Functional Electrical Stimulation on Reducing Falls and Improving Gait Parameters in Multiple Sclerosis and Stroke Authors: Elisa Gervasoni, Riccardo Parelli, Marcin Uszynski, Alessandro Crippa, Alberto Marzegan, Angelo Montesano, Davide Cattaneo Journal: PM&R Nov 2016. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pmrj.2016.10.019 Discussion: Multiple sclerosis and stroke have detrimental effects on patients’ health. In particular neuromuscular control may […]

Journal Club March 2017: The importance of rehabilitation concerning upper extremity amputees: A Systematic Review

Article Title: The importance of rehabilitation concerning upper extremity amputees: A Systematic Review Author: Kardem Soyer, Banu Unver, Seval Tamer, Ozlem Ulger Journal: Pak J Med Sci. 2016;32(5):1312-1319. Discussion: This systematic review looked at 620 studies done in the past 10 years, but found that only 9 of the studies pertained to specifically to rehabilitation in upper extremity […]