rehabilitation

VR supports the treatment of children with brain injury

VR supports the treatment of children with brain injury

Research confirms the efficiency of using computer-based programmes and virtual reality for improving children's attention and social skills.

Robotic device assists those with spinal cord injury

Robotic device assists those with spinal cord injury

Engineers have developed a robotic device that can be used to assist and train people with SCIs to sit more stably by improving their trunk control.

Human ‘check engine’ lights not far away

Human ‘check engine’ lights not far away

A scientist thinks the future of health care looks like the blinking check engine light on the dashboard of your car.

Robot-powered outfit is being fashioned to help seniors walk

Robot-powered outfit is being fashioned to help seniors walk

A new line of wearable robotics - a lightweight version of the armor that comic hero Iron Man wears - could keep seniors on their feet longer.

Game changer: New software for stroke rehab

Game changer: New software for stroke rehab

A new touch-screen therapy tool could accelerate the recovery of patients who have suffered a stroke and change the way rehabilitation is delivered in hospitals and homes.

Toyota launches rehabilitation assist robot

Toyota launches rehabilitation assist robot

Toyota has announced the launch of a robot designed to provide rehabilitation support to individuals with lower limb paralysis

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