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[ARTICLE] FES-UPP: A Flexible Functional Electrical Stimulation System to Support Upper Limb Functional Activity Practice – Full Text

Introduction<p>In the United Kingdom there are more than 100,000 new stroke cases each year and approximately 1.2 million people living with the …

Neurology

[WEB SITE] Vivistim Therapy “Rewires” Brain to Help Move the Arms Post-Stroke

Study participant Ken Meeks tests the use of Vivistim therapy to help him regain use of his arms after experiencing a stroke following a car …

Ohio State University

[Abstract] Design and Development of a Robot Guided Rehabilitation Scheme for Upper Extremity Rehabilitation

Abstract<p>To rehabilitate individuals with impaired upper-limb function, we have designed and developed a robot guided rehabilitation scheme. A …

Robotics

[VIDEO] MOTORE++ – A new Rehabilitation Robot for the upper limb – YouTube

The goal of this experiment was to continue the development of a rehabilitation robot named MOTORE to restore upper limb functionality. MOTORE++ …

Robotics

[VIDEO] NAO performs physical rehabilitation with CP and OBPP patients (P2) – YouTube

The patient is a male of 9 years old with Brachial Plexus Palsy and a degree of dystonia where muscle contractions cause him twisting and …

Palsy

[Abstract] Home-based tele-rehabilitation presents comparable and positive impact on self-reported functional outcomes as center-based rehabilitation: Singapore tele-technology aided rehabilitation in stroke (STARS) trial

Introduction/Background<br>Stroke is a leading cause of disability worldwide. Functional, financial and social barriers commonly prevent individuals with …

Neurology

[Abstract] Therapeutic Drug Monitoring of Antiepileptic Drugs in Epilepsy: A 2018 Update

Abstract<p><b>Backgrounds:</b><p>Antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) are the mainstay of epilepsy treatment. Since 1989, 18 new AEDs have been licensed for clinical use …

Google Scholar

[Abstract] Hybrid robotic system combining passive exoskeleton and functional electrical stimulation for upper limb stroke rehabilitation: Preliminary results of the retrainer multi-center randomized controlled trial

Introduction/Background<p>Stroke is the main cause of acquired adult disability with major impact on arm function. The combined use of Functional …

Neurology

[Abstract] Combining tDCS and computerized mirror therapy in upper limb rehabilitation in stroke patients. A feasibility study

Introduction/Background<p>Mirror therapy (MT) relies on a mirror and movements of the healthy limb to generate visual illusions of movement of the …

Neurology

[Abstract] Peripheral plus central repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) for upper limb motor rehabilitation in chronic stroke – A case report

Introduction/Background<p>Motor dysfunction of the hand and upper limb is a major cause of physical disability for patients with chronic stroke. Our aim …

Neurology

[Abstract] Self-measured wrist range of motion by wrist-injured and wrist-healthy study participants using a built-in iPhone feature as compared with a universal goniometer

Abstract<p>Study Design<p>Cross-sectional cohort.<p>Introduction<p>Smartphone gyroscope and goniometer applications have been shown to be a reliable way to …

iPhone 5

[ARTICLE] Does motivation matter in upper-limb rehabilitation after stroke? ArmeoSenso-Reward: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial – Full Text

Background<p>Fifty percent of all stroke survivors remain with functional impairments of their upper limb. While there is a need to improve the …

Neurology

[BOOK] Advances in Robot Kinematics 2018 – Google Books

This is the proceedings of ARK 2018, the 16th International Symposium on Advances in Robot Kinematics, that was organized by the Group of Robotics, …

Robotics

[BLOG POST] Repetition Improves Stroke Recovery Time – Saebo

In all stages of growth and development, repetition is key to successful long-term learning and information retention. Repetition is especially …

The Brain

[Abstract] Recovery in the Severely Impaired Arm Post-stroke after Mirror Therapy – a Randomized Controlled Study

OBJECTIVE:<p>This study aimed to examine the effectiveness of mirror therapy (MT) on recovery in the severely impaired arm after stroke.<p>DESIGN:<p>Using …

Neurology

[WEB SITE] Robotic Arm and Tic-Tac-Toe Get a Grip On Stroke Rehab

A recent study from Israel’s Ben-Gurion University suggests that a combination of robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) could be an effective and …

Robotics

[BLOG POST] MindMaze offers VR treatment for stroke victims in the U.S.

Swiss startup MindMaze, which raised $100 million in funding, has launched its MindMaze Pro virtual reality treatment for stroke recovery patients in …

Virtual Reality

[ARTICLE] Virtual Reality for Stroke Rehabilitation – Full Text

The use of virtual reality programs specifically designed for stroke rehabilitation is increasing as is the use of commercial video game devices in …

Virtual Reality

[VIDEO] Stem-cell based stroke treatment repairs damaged brain tissue.

This entry was posted on July 8, 2018, 01:00 and is filed under Educational, Neuroplasticity, Video. You can follow any responses to this entry …

Stem Cells

[ARTICLE] Brain-actuated functional electrical stimulation elicits lasting arm motor recovery after stroke – Full Text

Abstract<p>Brain-computer interfaces (BCI) are used in stroke rehabilitation to translate brain signals into intended movements of the paralyzed limb. …

Neurology

[WEB SITE] Scientists develop combined therapy for stroke victim recovery

<i>Scientists in Switzerland have demonstrated that combining a brain-computer interface (BCI) with functional electrical stimulation (FES) can help</i> …

Nature Communications

[ARTICLE] Impact of transcranial direct current stimulation on structural plasticity of the somatosensory system – Full Text

1 INTRODUCTION<p>Recently, we reported effects of repeatedly applied anodal transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) on tactile acuity learning of …

Neuroscience

[ARTICLE] Randomized controlled trial of robot-assisted gait training with dorsiflexion assistance on chronic stroke patients wearing ankle-foot-orthosis – Full Text

Stroke is caused by intracranial haemorrhage or thrombosis, which cuts off arterial supply to brain tissue and usually damages the motor pathway of …

Neurology

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[VIDEO] Your Brain on Depression

Depression is a multifaceted and insidious disorder, nearly as complex as the brain itself. As research continues to suggest, the onset of depression …

Mental Health

[WEB SITE] Verizon’s 5G Network Could Make Virtual Rehabilitation For Patients A Reality

Instead of grappling with limited mobility to attend physical therapy sessions, recovering patients can don VR gear as part of rehab, potentially …

Physiotherapy

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[BLOG POST] Miscommunication …Straight From the Horse’s Mouth

<b>By Bill Herrin</b><p>Communication is the lifeline of any relationship!<p>Work to take frustration out of communication<p>When a TBI happens, the survivor is the …

North Carolina

[WEB SITE] Rates of Pregnancy, Live Births Similar Among Women With and Without Epilepsy | TBI Rehabilitation

Sexual activity and rates of ovulation were also similar among women with epilepsy and those without the disorder.<p>Women with epilepsy who are seeking …