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A Survey of SCI Individuals Who Use a FertiCare Personal Vibrator: Reproduction, Bladder Program, Spasticity and Quality of Life

The Internet Journal of Urology ISSN: 1528-8390

For individuals with spinal cord injury, the Ferti Care R Personal vibrator can be applied to the genitalia for reproductive health and orgasm. In addition, reports of vibratory effects on spasticity and bladder inhibition have been reported. However, there is no reported owner survey for the devices home-use, either benefits or problems.Methods: 122 SCI individuals (69% response rate) who had been using the device for 2 to more than 4 years completed a mailed survey which included a wide range of device related questions.

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Clinical and research concerns with vibratory stimulation: a review and pilot study of common stimulation devices

The parameters of vibrators used for sexual stimulation in laboratory settings and therapeutic contexts are usually unknown. The unidentified range of vibrator characteristics commonly used for sexual stimulation would help identify appropriate vibrator for different purposes and clients. Seven vibrators used for sexual stimulation were tested using a piezoelectric accelerometer mounted on their housing to quantify frequency, displacement, and […]

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Effects of vibratory stimulation on sexual response in women with spinal cord injury

“Women with spinal cord injuries (SCIs) have predictable alterations in sexual responses. They commonly have a decreased ability to achieve genital sexual arousal. This study determined whether the use of vibratory stimulation would result in increased genital arousal as measured by vaginal pulse amplitude in women with SCIs. Subjects included 46 women with SCIs and […]

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A Guide and Resource Directory to Male Fertility Following Spinal Cord Injury/Dysfunction

By Maria J. Amador, B.S.N., CRRNCharles M. Lynne, M.D.Nancy L. Brackett, Ph.D., HCLD A publication funded by the Paralyzed Veterans of American Spinal Cord Injury Education and Training Foundation+   In the United States, there are 8,000 to 10,000 spinal cord injuries that occur each year. The majority of these injuries happen to men between […]

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Antispastic Effect of Penile Vibration in Men With Spinal Cord Lesion

Antispastic Effect of Penile Vibration in Men With Spinal Cord Lesion LineLjssøe, MD, Jens Bo Nielsen, FinBiering-Sørensen, MD, Jens Sønksen ,MD ABSTRACT.Læssøe L, Nielsen JB, Biering-Sørensen F, Sønksen J. Antispastic effect of penile vibration in men with spinal cord lesion. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2004;85:919-24. Objective: To evaluate the possible antispastic effect penile vibratory stimulation (PVS) in […]

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An analysis of 653 trials of penile vibratory stimulation in men with spinal cord injury

AN ANALYSIS OF 653 TRIALS OF PENILE VIBRATORY STIMULATION IN MEN WITH SPINAL CORD INJURY The Journal of Urology Copyright © 1998 by American Urological Association, Inc. BRACKETT, NANCY L.; FERRELL, SEAN M.; ABALLA, TEODORO C.; AMADOR, MARIA J.; PADRON,OSVALDO F.; SONKSEN, JENS; LYNNE, CHARLES M. From the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis and Department […]

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