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CASE REPORT
Year : 2021  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 156-158

Electrical stimulation therapy as treatment for poststroke dystonia


1 Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, UC Davis Health, Sacramento, USA
2 TIRR Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, TX, USA
3 Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, USA
4 Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, TIRR Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, TX, USA

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Allison N Capizzi
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, UC Davis Health, Sacramento, California
USA
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


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DOI: 10.4103/2349-7904.324872

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This case describes success using high-dose submotor threshold electrical stimulation (EStim) therapy for the management of dystonia in a chronic stroke patient. The authors find this novel EStim treatment is safe and offers the potential to manage poststroke dystonic movements.


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