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Biofeedback Treatment of Genu-Recurvatum Using an Electrogoniometric Device With an Acoustic Signal. One-year Follow-Up

N Basaglia, N Mazzini, P Boldrini, P Bacciglieri, E Contenti, G Ferraresi
Division of Rehabilitation, U.S.L. 31, Ferrara, Italy
DOI: 10.2340/165019778921125130


The aim was to evaluate the effect of a biofeedback electrogoniometer in the control of recurvation of the knee while walking in patients with neurological diseases. Eighteen patients were trained daily for 12. 8 sessions on average with an electrogoniometer attached to the knee, which gave a signal at a threshold value of 180 degrees in order to avoid hypertension of the knee. The improvement was statistically significant even after one year.

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