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VR-Assisted Physical Rehabilitation: Adapting to the Needs of Therapists and Patients [chapter]

Marcelo Kallmann, Carlo Camporesi, Jay Han
2015 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Virtual Reality technologies are slated to transform the practice of physical rehabilitation and the potential benefits have only started to be explored.  ...  We present in this paper a direct motion demonstration approach for allowing therapists to intuitively create and edit customized exercises and therapy programs that are responsive to the needs of their  ...  Rehabilitation and physical therapy are optimal when assessment, monitoring, patient engagement, and adherence to the therapy program can be achieved.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-17043-5_9 fatcat:6lk7xoaklndgrcgi2na6w2nbva

Rehabilitation Technology: Assistance from Hospital to Home

Ester Martinez-Martin, Miguel Cazorla
2019 Computational Intelligence and Neuroscience  
This paper presents the state of the art of the assistive rehabilitation technologies for different recovery methods starting from in-person sessions to complementary at-home activities.  ...  In addition, they provide access to rehabilitation services for those facing physical, financial, and/or attitudinal barriers.  ...  Acknowledgments is work was supported by the Spanish Government TIN2016-76515-R Grant, supported with FEDER funds.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2019/1431509 pmid:31281333 pmcid:PMC6589308 fatcat:nbg72cks4fhktbwauvaymbtz2a

Upper Limb Home-Based Robotic Rehabilitation During COVID-19 Outbreak

Hemanth Manjunatha, Shrey Pareek, Sri Sadhan Jujjavarapu, Mostafa Ghobadi, Thenkurussi Kesavadas, Ehsan T. Esfahani
2021 Frontiers in Robotics and AI  
As the therapists are not physically present to guide the patients, we also discuss the adaptability requirement of home-based telerehabilitation.  ...  physical deconditioning and cognitive impairments, patients with comorbid conditions, and other patients requiring physical therapy during the outbreak with no or limited access to hospital and rehabilitation  ...  This assistance is provided as per the physical needs of the patient.  ... 
doi:10.3389/frobt.2021.612834 pmid:34109220 pmcid:PMC8181124 fatcat:ljmvqg2gzfbhjbetly5gmj3v74


Ivona D. Stanković, Anita Stanković, Marija Spalević, Dragan Zlatanović, Tamara Stanković
2017 Facta Universitatis Series Medicine and Biology  
Scientific evidence is sufficient to confirm the necessity of physical rehabilitation of patients after stroke in order to achieve the optimal results.  ...  Current evidence on the effect of physical therapy in stroke rehabilitation is presented.  ...  Specialized equipment, such as: adapted feeding devices, bathing equipment, dressing and walking devices assist patients to become more independent and have better performance.  ... 
doi:10.22190/fumb161003003s fatcat:ywq4qpsoo5dztbbtvt7k2a53rm

The Cybernetic Rehabilitation Aid: A novel concept for direct rehabilitation

E. Akdogan, K. Shima, H. Kataoka, M. Hasegawa, A. Otsuka, T. Tsuji
2009 2008 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics  
Tactile stimulators were used to convey the instructions of the therapist or the system to the patients.  ...  The evaluation and teaching of motor skills in relation to patients are two important aspects of motor skill training.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENT This work was partially supported by the 21st Century COE Program of JSPS (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science) on Hyper Human Technology toward the 21st Century Industrial Revolution  ... 
doi:10.1109/robio.2009.4913111 dblp:conf/robio/AkdoganSKHOT08 fatcat:fxbqvudm65fwfkymj4nk2bbqam

Virtual Reality Applications in Rehabilitation [chapter]

Shi Cao
2016 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Over the past two decades, VR has been tested and examined as a technology to assist patients' recovery and rehabilitation, both physical and cognitive.  ...  Using VR devices such as head-mounted displays (HMDs), special virtual scenes can be designed to assist patients in the process of re-training their brain and reorganizing their functions and abilities  ...  Introducing assistant devices. 3. Educating the patients about the diseases. 4. Repeated practice of exercise and training activities. 5. Developing compensation and adaptation strategies.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-39510-4_1 fatcat:nq5x2ejearhixntgdr4mkv7d5m

Vestibular Rehabilitation for Unilateral Peripheral Vestibular Dysfunction

J. R. Brodovsky, M. J. Vnenchak
2013 Physical Therapy  
Rehabilitation for vestibular hypofunction combines exercises and patient education to manage the signs and symptoms of UPVD. 5,10 It includes exercises to facilitate habituation and adaptation and to  ...  The physician advised him to discontinue his vestibular suppressant and referred him to a physical therapist for vestibular rehabilitation.  ...  Practice parameter: therapies for benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (an evidence-based review): report of the Quality Standards Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology.  ... 
doi:10.2522/ptj.20120057 pmid:23329556 fatcat:rviwtdkmivgvjahkezmnctkwbm

A Nonlinear Adaptive Compliance Controller for Rehabilitation

Davide Pilastro, Roberto Oboe, Tomoyuki Shimono
2016 IEEJ Journal of Industry Applications  
Meanwhile, rehabilitation robotics has started to grow and to evolve, in order to develop suitable robotics devices and control strategies to better assist patients during training and to promote rehabilitation  ...  As a result, the PD controller parameters are adapted according to different patient injuries and degrees of impairments and may be used to evaluate the improvements during training sessions.  ...  Yuri Hasegawa and physical therapists at the "Kazenotani project" rehabilitation center in Miura, Kanagawa, Japan, for their support and collaboration. They also appreciate Prof.  ... 
doi:10.1541/ieejjia.5.123 fatcat:sorirccejvacfavrkmdknvopqi

A Review on Serious Games for Exercise Rehabilitation [article]

Huansheng Ning, Zhenyu Wang, Rongyang Li, Yudong Zhang, Lingfeng Mao
2022 arXiv   pre-print
But the traditional exercise rehabilitation has some drawbacks so that people who need exercise rehabilitation cannot stick to it.  ...  To fill this gap, we introduced the significance of the convergence of exercise rehabilitation and serious games.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT This work was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (61872038), and in part by the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities under Grant FRF-GF-19-020B  ... 
arXiv:2201.04984v1 fatcat:vbtlsgidpbd5beoebcd6rrbto4

Advanced technology for gait rehabilitation: An overview

Tadeusz Mikolajczyk, Ileana Ciobanu, Doina Ioana Badea, Alina Iliescu, Sara Pizzamiglio, Thomas Schauer, Thomas Seel, Petre Lucian Seiciu, Duncan L Turner, Mihai Berteanu
2018 Advances in Mechanical Engineering  
There is also a need for a new, integrative approach in gait rehabilitation, one that encompasses and addresses all aspects of physical as well as psychological aspects of ambulation in real-life multitasking  ...  There is a need for new solutions to overcome the limitations of existing systems in order to ensure individually tailored training conditions for each of the potential users, no matter the complexity  ...  needed to assist with lower limbs movements. 23 Robot-assisted gait training (RAGT) -Robotic systems were developed to allow BWS without the need for manual assistance to be provided by the therapist  ... 
doi:10.1177/1687814018783627 fatcat:nno3woqc5jaapgoaqiauzoyuge

Will virtual rehabilitation replace clinicians: a contemporary debate about technological versus human obsolescence

Tal Krasovsky, Anat V. Lubetzky, Philippe S. Archambault, W. Geoffrey Wright
2020 Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation  
Geoffrey Wright—to debate the pros and cons of using virtual reality (VR) and related technologies to help assess, diagnose, treat, and track recovery, and more specifically investigate the likelihood  ...  Although there may not be a clear answer today, this paper raises questions which are related to the basic nature of the rehabilitation profession, and to the current and potential role of technology within  ...  Acknowledgements We would like to thank Prof. Gerry Fluet for helping to organize and then moderating the debate and Prof. Patrice L. (Tamar) Weiss for her thoughtful  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12984-020-00769-0 pmid:33298128 fatcat:gckxrefcwjhwxjupgg3z2yoksa

Virtual Environments for Rehabilitation of Postural Control Dysfunction [article]

Zhu Wang, Anat Lubetzky, Marta Gospodarek, Makan TaghaviDilamani, Ken Perlin
2019 arXiv   pre-print
A VR headset (HTC Vive or Oculus Rift) delivers stereo display while providing real-time position and orientation of the participants' head.  ...  problems related to sensory deficits, such as vestibular dysfunction (disease of the inner ear).  ...  To help patients improve their balance function and adapt to various sensory stimuli, therapists need to set up complex environments and simulate the stimuli in patients' rehabilitation at the clinics.  ... 
arXiv:1902.10223v1 fatcat:yqp7cp25jzew3kn32tn7ntpjti

Computer Assisted REhabilitation (CARE) Lab: A novel approach towards Pediatric Rehabilitation 2.0

Ivana Olivieri, Paolo Meriggi, Cristina Fedeli, Elena Brazzoli, Anna Castagna, Marina Luisa Rodocanachi Roidi, Lucia Angelini
2018 Journal of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine  
The paper also presents the laboratory, which has been designed to meet the children's rehabilitation needs and to empower therapists in their work.  ...  Pediatric Rehabilitation therapists have always worked using a variety of off-the-shelf or custom-made objects and devices, more recently including computer based systems.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors would like to thank the Elena Pajan Parola Foundation and the Associazione Zorzi per le Neuroscienze for financially supporting the development of VITAMIN and the CARE lab.  ... 
doi:10.3233/prm-160436 pmid:29630562 pmcid:PMC6027946 fatcat:iyxtky4tqjgpvak3yxlgolzkme

Applicability of a motor rehabilitation system in stroke victims

Maíra Izzadora Souza Carneiro, Déborah Marques De Oliveira, Adriana Baltar Do Rêgo Maciel, Ana Cláudia De Andrade Cardoso, Verônica Teichrieb, Kátia Monte-Silva
2016 Fisioterapia em Movimento  
Objective: In order to mitigate gaps in assistive devices for physical therapy, this study describes the development and applicability of a computer support system for motor rehabilitation - Ikapp - in  ...  Results: The Ikapp system can be an excellent device to assist neurological rehabilitation of stroke patients, as participants questionnaires showed that 85.2% were satisfied in regard to motivation and  ...  Acknowledgements The authors acknowledge the inancial support of the Fundação de Amparo à Ciência e Tecnologia do Estado de Pernambuco (FACEPE -BFT-0104-1.03/11).  ... 
doi:10.1590/1980-5918.029.004.ao08 fatcat:bajo62rrejcunjtqlfftre72bi

Robotics in shoulder rehabilitation

Chiara Sicuri
2014 Muscles Ligaments and Tendons Journal  
In the last few decades, several researches have been conducted in the field of robotic rehabilitation to meet the intensive, repetitive and task-oriented training, with the goal to recover the motor function  ...  Up to now, robotic rehabilitation studies of the upper extremity have generally focused on stroke survivors leaving less explored the field of orthopaedic shoulder rehabilitation.  ...  As the rehabilitation sessions require involvement of a therapist for each patient this entails human and financial resources.  ... 
doi:10.11138/mltj/2014.4.2.207 fatcat:7tgillixbrcztoybgvquhdnwby
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