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Massage Therapy of the Back Using a Real-Time Haptic-Enhanced Telerehabilitation System

Cristina Ramírez-Fernández, Victoria Meza-Kubo, Eloísa García-Canseco, Alberto L. Morán, Oliver Pabloff, David Bonilla, Nirvana Green
2017 Mobile Information Systems  
We present the usability evaluation of a haptic-enhanced telerehabilitation system for massage therapy of the back using the Vybe haptic gaming pad and the gesture sensor LEAP motion controller.  ...  intensity of haptic therapy in a supervised, real-time, and secure way to treat the patient.  ...  Acknowledgments e authors thank the therapists from the two rehabilitation centers at Ensenada, México, for participating in the study. is work was funded by Universidad Autónoma de Baja California under  ... 
doi:10.1155/2017/5253613 fatcat:flfmldo2wzhrbi4x7dwe6svesy

Development and implementation of technologies for physical telerehabilitation in Latin America:

Fabián Narváez, Diana M. Marín-Castrillón, Ma. Cisne Cuenca, Ma. Augusta Latta
2017 Tecno Lógicas  
The analysis of the findings revealed the need for a comprehensive approach that integrates health care and the social system to increase the current availability of telerehabilitation initiatives in Latin  ...  This paper presents a systematic review of the current development and implementation of telerehabilitation technologies in Latin America.  ...  Likewise, haptic and Leap Mo-tion® devices connected to virtual nonimmersive environments were proposed for managing online programs of back massage therapy [72] . Another initiative by Borrego et al  ... 
doi:10.22430/22565337.721 fatcat:pa2fej4mrndzrks2usootgu5oy

Integrating Tactile Feedback Technologies Into Home-Based Telerehabilitation: Opportunities and Challenges in Light of COVID-19 Pandemic

Shirley Handelzalts, Giulia Ballardini, Chen Avraham, Mattia Pagano, Maura Casadio, Ilana Nisky
2021 Frontiers in Neurorobotics  
with disabling conditions in need of therapy.  ...  The integration of tactile devices into home-based rehabilitation practice has the potential to enhance the recovery of sensorimotor impairments and to promote functional gains through practice in an enriched  ...  While in normal, non-pandemic times many individuals in need of rehabilitation services do not receive sufficient therapy due to difficulties posed by the need to travel to the location where the therapy  ... 
doi:10.3389/fnbot.2021.617636 pmid:33679364 pmcid:PMC7925397 fatcat:i5e2zily6ncrpgrh55fedb4pie

Abstracts of the 4th World Congress for NeuroRehabilitation

2006 Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair  
Results: Our model was developed in early 1960s and our system had been originally adopted from the Western culture because of political reasons, as Hong Kong was a British colony.  ...  Methods: We review the current model of identification and management of Chinese children with DD in Hong Kong, a southern city in China.  ...  Telerehabilitation has been used for the rehabilitation of the upper limbs with a system including a Web-based library of status tests, therapy games, and progress charts.  ... 
doi:10.1177/1545968305284198 fatcat:v4iywckx4bdbhiyoxugkmpkbky

The Past, Present, and Future of Neurorehabilitation

Susan R. Harris, Carolee J. Winstein
2017 Pediatric Physical Therapy  
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We thank participants and their families for contributing to the knowledge base for use of VR and SG with individuals who have neurological conditions.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We thank Ann Barlow, PhD, for her help in preparing and editing the article.  ...  Customized VR systems have been designed using specialized hardware, such as haptic robotic interfaces, or off-the-shelf hardware such as the Kinect camera.  ... 
doi:10.1097/pep.0000000000000376 pmid:28654472 fatcat:psnfb33cezblxfseba2irbf4fm

Body as a Workspace: Design for Remote Physiotherapy [article]

Kody Dillman, Anthony Tang, University Of Calgary, University Of Calgary
We seek to design video-based systems to support remote physiotherapy, so patients can access and engage with therapy and a professional from their homes.  ...  Our analysis of these sessions reveals new challenges in designing video media space tools for telerehabilitation.  ...  their back to the camera and still see a view of the back.  ... 
doi:10.11575/prism/31063 fatcat:qfc4ma346vhrbnd23vnjctkqqm

Upper extremity neurorehabilitation

Jan Kowalczewski
The protocol included the use of an improved version of the "bionic glove", an FES device that enhanced hand grasp and release in SCI individuals in combination with a custom-built workstation that enabled  ...  The three studies presented in this thesis demonstrated the efficacy of functional electrical stimulation-assisted exercise therapy (FES-ET).  ...  Arthur Prochazka is a stakeholder in Rehabtronics Inc. a University of Alberta spin-off company that has been assigned the rights to the ReJoyce system.  ... 
doi:10.7939/r3b334 fatcat:ck7toaewqzdcno3zz4ucrdhv6e