TheraDrive in a Robot Gym - Toward Stroke Rehabilitation beyond Inpatient Rehabilitation Settings in USA and Mexico

Michelle J. Johnson, Sandra Montes, Karla Bustamante
2014 Proceedings of the International Conference on Biomedical Electronics and Devices  
Affordable stroke rehabilitation approaches can maximize the functional independence of stroke survivors discharged after inpatient and outpatient services and improve access to rehabilitation for low-resource environments. This paper briefly describes the evolution of the Theradrive system and its novel use in a robot therapy gym in Mexico, where it was one of 6 devices aimed at improve motor function after stroke. Results from testing with TheraDrive in Mexico in a robot gym suggest it is an
more » ... ffective affordable solution for upper limb stroke rehabilitation whether alone or in a suite with other devices.
doi:10.5220/0004934603070311 dblp:conf/biostec/JohnsonMB14 fatcat:oylaqqq6jzhqlcdsxovygj5bii