rehabilitation

Wearable devices can reduce collision risk in blind people

Wearable devices can reduce collision risk in blind people

A wearable computer vision device can reduce collisions for both people who are blind or those who are visually impaired and using a long cane and/or guide dog by 37 percent, compared to using other mobility aids alone.

Brain-machine interface turns intentions into actions

Brain-machine interface turns intentions into actions

A wearable brain-machine interface system could improve the quality of life for people with motor dysfunction or paralysis, even those struggling with locked-in syndrome.

Nintendo Wii improves balance of stroke patients

Nintendo Wii improves balance of stroke patients

Researchers have shown that a physiotherapy program that uses the Nintendo Wii console improves functionality, balance and life activities daily routine of stroke patients.

Multiple sclerosis: Exoskeleton therapy improves mobility

Multiple sclerosis: Exoskeleton therapy improves mobility

Experts at Kessler Foundation led the first pilot randomized controlled trial of robotic-exoskeleton assisted exercise rehabilitation effects on mobility, cognition, and brain connectivity in people with substantial MS-related disability.

FDA authorized brain-computer interface for stroke rehab

FDA authorized brain-computer interface for stroke rehab

Neurolutions IpsiHand exoskeleton uniquely leverages brain-computer interface technology for chronic stroke rehabilitation

VR could help improve balance in older people

VR could help improve balance in older people

Researchers are investigating how virtual reality technology could help improve balance and prevent falls.

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