Minu Shikha Gandhi

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Vibrotactile threshold (VT) testing has been used for nearly a century to investigate activation of human somatosensory pathways. This use of vibrotactile stimuli provides a versatile tool for detecting peripheral neuropathies, and has been broadly used for investigation of carpal tunnel syndrome. New applications include investigation of drug-induced(More)
Vibrotactile threshold testing has been used to investigate activation of human somatosensory pathways. A portable vibrotactile threshold testing device called the Vibrotactile Threshold Evaluator for the Workplace (VTEW) was designed for screening of carpal tunnel syndrome in the workplace, and initially contained a small fan for cooling. During subject(More)
As the population demographics shift during the next several decades, aging and associated health risks will become increasingly important. A major health risk is falls in elders, which are a large source of morbidity and mortality, both in the general elderly population [1], as well as with persons with Parkinson’s disease [2]. Following a fall, activity(More)
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