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Regaining upper extremity function is the primary concern of persons with tetraplegia caused by spinal cord injury (SCI). Robotic rehabilitation has been inadequately tested and underutilized in rehabilitation of the upper extremity in the SCI population. Given the acceptance of robotic training in stroke rehabilitation and SCI gait training, coupled with(More)
We present a tactile Respiratory Management System (tRMS) to manage and control breathing patterns of cancer patients undergoing radiation therapy. The system comprises of an array of small vibrating motors and a control box that supplies power to and provides a control interface for up to twelve motors through the parallel port of a standard personal(More)
Background: Upper limb weakness is the primary concern of tetraplegic individuals who have sustained incomplete spinal cord injury (SCI), to an extent that it is considered more important than standing abilities. Recent evidence of the plasticity of the brain and the spinal cord that can be enhanced by repeated practice- such as that available with robotic(More)
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