A review of technological and clinical aspects of robot- aided rehabilitation of upper-extremity after stroke

A review of technological and clinical aspects of robot- aided rehabilitation of upper-extremity after stroke

Note: A review on Robot-aided Rehabilitation was done during 2011 - 2013 when Madi was a master's student. Abstract Cerebrovascular accident (CVA) or stroke is one of the leading causes of disability and loss of motor function. Millions of people around the world are affected by it each year. Stroke results in disabled arm function. Restoration of arm function is essential to regaining activities of daily living (ADL). Along with traditional rehabilitation methods, robot-aided therapy has emerged in recent years. Robot-aided rehabilitation is more intensive, of longer duration and more repetitive. Using robots, repetitive dull exercises can turn into a…
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