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Upper Extremity Function and Rehabilitation

Patient-Targeted Upper Extremity Rehabilitation After Stroke
Sponsor: Ralph H. Johnson Veterans Administration Medical Center  |  PI: Michelle Woodbury
This study is investigating the effects of an upper extremity stroke rehabilitation program that is targeted at specific movement impairments and systematically progressed according to patients’ evolving ability-level. The treatment effect of the targeted-therapy program is compared to standard of care neurorehabilitation program with clinical assessment, kinematic analyses, and EMG analyses. LEARN MORE

A Virtual Reality Environment for Post-Stroke Upper Extremity Motor Rehabilitation
Sponsor: MUSC College of Health Professions and Clemson University School of Computing  |  PI: Michelle Woodbury
The purpose of this study is to test the feasibility of a new virtual reality environment for rehabilitation of arm and hand movement after stroke. The novel virtual reality system enables a person who has limited arm movement in the real world to appear to have normal movement in the virtual world. LEARN MORE

 
 
 

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