Design, Control and Human Testing of an Active Knee Rehabilitation Orthotic Device


This paper presents a novel, smart and portable active knee rehabilitation orthotic device (AKROD) designed to train stroke patients to correct knee hyperextension during stance and stiff-legged gait (defined as reduced knee flexion during swing). The knee brace provides variable damping controlled in ways that foster motor recovery in stroke patients. A… (More)
DOI: 10.1109/ROBOT.2007.364113

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