Intelligent Arm Stretching Using a Portable Robot - Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

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Intelligent Arm Stretching Using a Portable Robot

Objective

The objectives of this study are to develop a new portable limb stretching robot with intelligent control to stretch an arm with spasticity and/or contracture repeatedly in order to reduce spasticity/contracture in neurologically impaired patients.

IRB Protocol Number
STU00022295
Principal Investigator(s)
Li-Qun Zhang

Clinical Trial Categories

  • Robotics Research
  • General Rehabilitation
  • Neural Engineering Research
Sponsor(s)
Northwestern University
Who Can Participate

Adults with neurological impairment and a spastic (stiff/rigid) impaired arm.