Robot-based rehabilitation of the upper limbs in multiple sclerosis: feasibility and preliminary results.

@article{Carpinella2009RobotbasedRO,
  title={Robot-based rehabilitation of the upper limbs in multiple sclerosis: feasibility and preliminary results.},
  author={I. Carpinella and Davide Cattaneo and Suha Abuarqub and Maurizio Ferrarin},
  journal={Journal of rehabilitation medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={41 12},
  pages={966-70}
}
OBJECTIVE To make a preliminary evaluation of the feasibility of a robot-based rehabilitation protocol for the improvement of upper limb motor co-ordination in a group of patients with multiple sclerosis. PATIENTS AND METHODS Seven patients with multiple sclerosis underwent a training protocol of 8 sessions. During each session patients performed reaching movements toward virtual targets presented on a screen, by moving the handle of a robot, which generated resistive and disturbing forces… CONTINUE READING
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