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Why and how does FES enhance recovery in central nervous system conditions?

A two day master class with Prof Daniel Becker and Prof Diego Centoze packed with theory and practical sessions.

May 21-22 2016

Birkdale Neuro Rehabilitation Centre
West London

“FES has been associated with improved spasticity, motor control, bladder function, gait, upper extremity dexterity, and quality of life. Further, analysis of cerebrospinal fluid before and after FES revealed an enhanced neural repair program and a reduced inflammatory environment within the CNS.”Prof Daneil Becker

• How many different types
of FES applications are there?
• What types of conditions could FES apply to?
• What kind of physiological responses occur with FES?
• How does FES affect remapping? How does that translate in to daily function?

Cost: £250

Contact Taraneh Yamini at Birkdale Neuro Rehabilitation Centre for a booking form and a programme

Tel: 020 8795 2209

www.birkdaleneurocentre.co.uk

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