Myoelectrolytically controlled device in acute rehabilitation after stroke
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October 2020 -
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Almost 30 % of stroke survivors with initial severe arm impairment fail to achieve sufficient recovery of arm function to enable them to independently perform activities of daily living. Functional deficits can be improved by combining rehabilitation with promising new technologies. Myoelectrically controlled devices utilize the weak electrical signals generated by the affected muscles and amplify them to activate a motor in the device. The movement of the motor augments their own volitional mov...