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Stroke rehabilitation, gait training, feedback training, mobility assessment

Mario Munoz-Organero, Jack Parker, Lauren Powell, Susan Mawson
Insole pressure sensors capture the different forces exercised over the different parts of the sole when performing tasks standing up such as walking. Using data analysis and machine learning techniques, common patterns and strategies from different users to achieve different tasks can be automatically extracted. In this paper, we present the results obtained for the automatic detection of different strategies used by stroke survivors when walking as integrated into an Information Communication Technology (ICT) enhanced Personalised Self-Management Rehabilitation System (PSMrS) for stroke rehabilitation...
October 1, 2016: Sensors
Birgül Donmez Balci, Gülden Akdal, Erdem Yaka, Salih Angin
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the effects of two different rehabilitation programs in acute central vestibulopathy secondary to posterior circulation stroke. METHOD: A prospective randomized controlled study was conducted on 25 patients with posterior circulation stroke. Patients were instructed in routine balance and mobility exercises during the acute hospitalization period. At discharge, patients were assigned to either a rehabilitation or home exercise group. The home exercise group was instructed to perform the same exercise program provided in the course of hospitalization period...
2013: Journal of Vestibular Research: Equilibrium & Orientation
Heather Thikey, Madeleine Grealy, Frederike van Wijck, Mark Barber, Philip Rowe
BACKGROUND: Increasing evidence suggests that use of augmented visual feedback could be a useful approach to stroke rehabilitation. In current clinical practice, visual feedback of movement performance is often limited to the use of mirrors or video. However, neither approach is optimal since cognitive and self-image issues can distract or distress patients and their movement can be obscured by clothing or limited viewpoints. Three-dimensional motion capture has the potential to provide accurate kinematic data required for objective assessment and feedback in the clinical environment...
2012: Trials
Mariusz Drużbicki, Andrzej Kwolek, Agnieszka Depa, Grzegorz Przysada
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: One of the most important goals of rehabilitation of post-stroke hemiplegic patients is the recovery of their locomotion function. The aim of the study was to assess walking function recovery by means of in-patient rehabilitation procedures, as well as the effectiveness of treadmill gait training with the use of biological feedback. MATERIAL AND METHODS: The research involved groups of chronic post-stroke hemiplegic patients receiving treatment in the rehabilitation ward...
November 2010: Neurologia i Neurochirurgia Polska
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