1 A Compliant exoskeleton for multi-planar upper limb physiotherapy and training

@inproceedings{Tsagarakis20061AC,
  title={1 A Compliant exoskeleton for multi-planar upper limb physiotherapy and training},
  author={Nikolaos G. Tsagarakis and Darwin G. Caldwell},
  year={2006}
}
In general, treatment of full or partial loss of fu nction in the upper limb due to injury relies on extremely labour intensive physiotherapy procedures . Although mechanical assistive device exist for li mbs this is rare for the upper body. In this paper we p r sent a seven degree of motion prototype upper arm training/physiotherapy (exoskeleton) system. The t otal weight of the uncompensated orthosis is less t han 2kg. This low mass is primarily due to the use of a new range of pneumatic… CONTINUE READING

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