February 14, 2011

Stroke Patients Heal Better With Bots


After a study of 56 stroke survivors with paralysis on one side, it was determined that those who received robotic therapy gained more arm and shoulder function. Kayoko Takahashi, ScD at Kitasato University, says that robot therapists are better at repetition which re-educates the brain. The team presented their study at ASA's International Stroke Conference 2011.

Via Web MD

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at February 14, 2011 10:46 AM
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