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Robot Assisted Neurological Rehabilitation at Home: Motivational Aspects and Concepts for Tele-Rehabilitation

  • Michelle J. Johnson EMAIL logo and Henning Schmidt
From the journal Public Health Forum


Numerous clinical studies have proved the efficacy of therapy robots in Neurological Motor Rehabilitation and their potential benefits for clinical outcome results. A major challenge of current technological and clinical research is the transfer of this new technology from the rehab hospital to the patient's home, thus enabling him to continue high level rehab training for further improvement of motor control of the affected limbs. This article focuses on motivational aspects and tele-rehabilitation concepts, which play an important role in the development of robotic training systems for home rehabilitation.


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