June 5, 2009

MIT To Apply Robotic Theraphy to Kids With CP

A group of MIT engineers are working on robotic therapy that they feel can "help reduce impairment and facilitate neuro-development of youngsters with cerebral palsy." The team's robot collection of shoulder-and-elbow, wrist, hand and ankle robots have been in trial for over 15 years in stroke victims and say that the same principal can be applied to those with CP to help rebuild brain connections.

Via MIT

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at June 5, 2009 8:56 AM
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