Category: Articles

June 03, 2019

AI-Based Stroke Rehab System Shown to Be as Effective as One-on-One Therapy

Source: MDDI/Qmed – by Susan ShepardDate: May 31, 2019 Motus Nova’s “theratainment” device allows patients to perform therapeutic exercises to help make the tedious process of neurological rehab engaging and fun, while eliminating barriers to traditional physical therapy such as cost, time, and lack of motivation…

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May 17, 2019

How Stroke Patients Can Regain Mobility By Playing Tetris With A Robotic Arm

Source: Hypepotamus – by Muriel Vega  Date: May 15, 2019 There are seven million stroke victims in the U.S. alone, with 800,000 new cases every year. To speed up recovery, patients typically enter a physical therapy rehabilitation program to stimulate their affected side and limbs to regain flexibility, extension, and range of motion. However, stroke rehabilitation can … Continue reading “How Stroke Patients Can Regain Mobility By Playing Tetris With A Robotic Arm”

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September 10, 2016

Trends in Acute Ischemic Stroke Hospitalizations in the United States

Population-based studies have revealed declining acute ischemic stroke (AIS) hospitalization rates in the United States, but no study has assessed recent temporal trends in race/ethnic-, age-, and sex-specific AIS hospitalization rates.

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August 18, 2016

Federal agencies Increase Focus on Telemedicine for Vets

Federal agencies are putting increasing amounts of time and resources into providing telemedicine for American veterans.
Last week, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) awarded nearly $1 million to the Flex Rural Veterans Health Access Program to further telehealth for veterans living in rural areas.

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October 20, 2013

Robot-assisted Therapy in Stroke Rehabilitation

Research into rehabilitation robotics has grown rapidly and the number of therapeutic rehabilitation robots has expanded dramatically during the last two decades.

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