Adjustable Spoon for Parkinsons Sufferer

Ayushi Sharma
2019 International Journal for Research in Applied Science and Engineering Technology  
Parkinson's disease is one of the most common nervous system disorders after Alzheimer. It is a neurodegenerative disorder. Early detection of Parkinson's disease can be helpful in preventing it but it cannot be completely cured. In Parkinson's Disease when a person try to focus more on his/her specific body part, at that time the body part on which he/she focuses more shakes very vigorously. We first discuss the preliminary of the PD and did some background study before working upon the
more » ... ing upon the project. The most important of all the problem which they suffer is eating food. Due to continuous shaking for their hands they are not able to eat food properly and therefore, their food fall down. We decided to contribute to the mankind and to do something for humanity and therefore we choose to do this project for the welfare of the society. This project "Adjustable Spoon for Parkinson's Sufferers" presents our idea on which we worked upon for providing the stability to the Parkinson's sufferers while eating to a lot extent. We considered the parameter of shaking in hand due to which they are not able to eat properly. In this report, we propose an idea and a working model of an "Adjustable Spoon for Parkinson's sufferer". This adjustable spoon cannot completely remove the tremors in hand. But it can provide stability to the motion (or shaking) of the hand while eating. The patient can easily eat the food with the help of this adjustable spoon. I.
doi:10.22214/ijraset.2019.5222 fatcat:fhbsm3chhngb3hsxsfcbvn6aai