Device for a novel hand and wrist rehabilitation strategy for stroke patients based on illusory movements induced by tendon vibration

@article{Rinderknecht2012DeviceFA,
  title={Device for a novel hand and wrist rehabilitation strategy for stroke patients based on illusory movements induced by tendon vibration},
  author={Mike D. Rinderknecht},
  journal={2012 16th IEEE Mediterranean Electrotechnical Conference},
  year={2012},
  pages={926-931}
}
This paper presents a new device for a novel neurorehabilitation strategy for stroke patients suffering from upper limb paralysis. The concept consists in combining illusory movements, induced by tendon vibration on the hand and wrist, with a virtual reality visualization of the hand to support the positive effects of motor imagery reported in the literature. The aim is to induce and support plastic processes in affected brain regions to promote the ability to perform basic gestures like… CONTINUE READING

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