MATEC Web of Conferences
Volume 53, 2016International Scientific Conference Week of Science in SPbPU – Civil Engineering (SPbWOSCE-2015)
|Number of page(s)
|Engineering and Technology
|15 April 2016
Review on Upper Limb Continuous Passive Motion Devices
Polibrixia, R&D Department, 25123 Brescia, Italy
a Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
The paper is devoted to a survey on the state of the art of elements and parts for the upper limb rehabilitation. As a matter of fact, the use of technological, and specifically of robotic, devices is entering in the habits of clinical approaches, due to their ability to work efficiently and to be able to obtain, at least, the same rehabilitation results of manual therapy. At the same time, the therapists can change his/her role in rehabilitation activity from a physical contribution to an intellectual/motivational one.
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