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Neuromuscular electrical stimulation for children with cerebral palsy: a review
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    An 18th century opinion on electrical stimulation on a child with cerebral palsy

    It was good to read Wright et al's paper about an evolving understanding of a role for electrical stimulation for children with cerebral palsy [1]. However the search strategy missed a relevant and enlightening history. The English Physician Erasmus Darwin (1731-1802) used electricity to treat childhood cerebral palsy more than a decade before Luigi Galvani (1737-1798) made electricity popular.

    Mary Ann Wedgwo...

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