Assessment of sensorized garments as a flexible support to self-administered post-stroke physical rehabilitation.

@article{Giorgino2009AssessmentOS,
  title={Assessment of sensorized garments as a flexible support to self-administered post-stroke physical rehabilitation.},
  author={Toni Giorgino and Paolo Tormene and Giorgio Maggioni and Davide Capozzi and Silvana Quaglini and Caterina Pistarini},
  journal={European journal of physical and rehabilitation medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={45 1},
  pages={75-84}
}
The aim of this study was to provide a description of a newly-developed remote rehabilitation system that can be employed both at home and in the hospital, supporting motor rehabilitation for post-stroke patients with upper-limb impairment. A garment, which embeds kinesthetic sensors made of a piezoresitive polymer, is provided with a wireless connection to a computer (the patient station). The station detects in real time whether the patient is performing the exercises correctly or not, and… CONTINUE READING