Cognitive-based Rehabilitation Platform of Hand Grasp after Spinal Cord Injury using Virtual Reality and Instrumented Wearables
Noam Y Harel
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December 2020 -
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PROJECT SUMMARY Spinal cord injury (SCI) at the cervical level impairs hand function and the ability to engage the environment. As a result, the ability to perform activities of daily living can be severely compromised, directly leading to reduced quality of life. Physical therapy is still the primary pathway to restore functional abilities after SCI. The physical rehabilitation process requires commitment by the participant to achieve meaningful gains in function. Rehabilitation approaches that...