Adaptive robot training for treatment of MS incoordination

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Adaptive robot training for treatment of MS incoordination

Postby MSUK » Thu Jul 29, 2010 9:25 pm

Adaptive robot training for the treatment of incoordination in MS


Cerebellar symptoms are extremely disabling and are common in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) patients.

In this feasibility study, we developed and tested a robot therapy protocol, aimed at the rehabilitation of incoordination in MS subjects.

Methods: Eight subjects with clinically defined MS performed planar reaching movements while grasping the handle of a robotic manipulandum, which generated forces that either reduced (error-reducing, ER) or enhanced (error-enhancing, EE) the curvature of their movements, assessed at the beginning of each session....Read More - ... ageid/1430
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