Robots and Other Technologies in Pediatric RehabilitationBy Rahman, Tariq, Ph.D.; Alexander, Michael A, MD; Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinics of North America, Vol. 14, No. 2, pp. 461-465
Publication Date: June 2000
Article describing application of robotics as therapeutic tools, orthoses, and assistive devices for children with disabilities. Assistive devices described include the Manus wheelchair-mounted robot, the ProVAR desktop manipulation system, the Handy I, the RAID (Robot for Assisting the Integration of the Disabled) workstation, and the Arlyn Arm robotic workstation. Robotic orthoses include the balanced forearm orthosis (BFO), the Motorized Upper Limb Orthotic System (MULOS), and the Dupont upper limb orthosis. Robotic therapeutic aids include the MIT-Manus system for stroke rehabilitation, the Assisted Rehabilitation and Measurement (ARM) Guide, and the Palo Alto VA MIME project.
Assistive Products Discussed: ASSISTIVE ROBOTIC MANIPULATOR (ARM)
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