Basic study on gait rehabilitation system with intelligently controllable walker (i-Walker)

@article{Kikuchi2010BasicSO,
  title={Basic study on gait rehabilitation system with intelligently controllable walker (i-Walker)},
  author={Takehito Kikuchi and Toshimasa Tanaka and Sosuke Tanida and Keigo Kobayashi and K. Mitobe},
  journal={2010 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics},
  year={2010},
  pages={277-282}
}
A caster walker is a supporting frame with casters and wheels under its legs. This tool is regularly utilized as a life support tool or a walking rehabilitation tool in hospitals, nursing homes and individual residences. This device easily moves thanks to its wheels and casters. However falling accidents often happen when it moves without users. The falling accident is very serious problem and one of leading causes of secondary injuries and disorders. In the other case, it is hard to move to… CONTINUE READING
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