Development of sensory augmentation methods to improve post-stroke gait stability
Jesse C Dean
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August 2019 -
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Following a stroke, deficits in independent mobility are a primary contributor to decreased quality of life. Many stroke survivors, including the approximately 15,000 American veterans who experience a stroke each year, are prevented from returning to their prior levels of activity participation or involvement in the community. A major cause of mobility deficits is gait instability, which can result in an increased risk of falls or an increased fear of falling, either of which can limit independ...