Telerehabilitation Robotics: Bright Lights, Big Future?By Carignan, Craig R., ScD; Krebs, Hermano I., PhD; Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, Vol. 43, No. 5, pp. 695-710
Publication Date: August/September 2006
Paper focuses on the potential of remote diagnosis and treatment via the Internet using robotic therapy. The Georgetown University Imaging Science and Information Systems Center has utilized two inMotion2 robots in a telerehabilitation study in order to evaluate the feasibility of conducting remote assessments and therapy over the Internet. The system allows the therapist and client to complete rehabilitation tasks with the devices from remote locations, as the therapist monitors the client’s progress over the Internet. Future directions and commercial implications for robotic therapy devices are discussed.
VA Rehabilitation Research & Development Service (Web Site: http://www.rehab.research.va.gov )
Link to text: http://www.rehab.research.va.gov/jour/06/43/5/pdf/carignan.pdf