Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) for Children with Spinal Cord Injuries or Cerebral Palsy : Update of Review of Clinical Effectiveness


( Last Updated : August 10, 2015)
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RB0896-000

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  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of functional electrical stimulation (FES) including FES cycling (FES Cycle) for children with spinal cord injuries?

  2. What is the clinical effectiveness of functional electrical stimulation (FES) including FES cycling (FES Cycle) for children with cerebral palsy?


Key Message

Three systematic reviews, six randomized controlled trials, and six non-randomized studies were identified regarding the use of functional electrical stimulation (FES) for children with spinal cord injuries or cerebral palsy.