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June 24, 2010 / Martijn

Robotic Arm for Stroke Victims

June 1, 2005 — Stroke survivors can often recover the use of a paralyzed arm, but it’s a slow process. This could become easier with a new system made of a robotic arm and virtual reality software. The robot assists the motion of the patient’s arm, and the patient tracks it on a computer screen, using this feedback to relearn different tasks.

via Robotic Arm for Stroke Victims — Doctors and Engineers Develop Virtual-Reality Recovery for Stroke Victims.

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