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Title: Smart walker solutions for physical rehabilitation
Authors: Postolache, O.
Dias Pereira, J. M
Viegas, V.
Pedro, L.
Girão, P.M
Oliveira, R.
Postolache, G.
Keywords: Physical rehabilitation
Smart walker
Force sensor
Motion sensor
Issue Date: 2015
Publisher: IEEE-Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Abstract: In the last decade, the clinical reasoning in physical therapy has been to develop systems for physiotherapists to make clinical decisions rapidly, effectively and efficiently, in response to the increasingly complex needs of health and rehabilitation units [1]-[3]. Some studies show the importance of walking aids during rehabilitation from some diseases, and after surgery for arthroplasty in the elderly population [4], and in elderly patients with balance disorders, muscle weakness [5] or in people with diabetes mellitus [6]. Walkers are important devices that aid the rehabilitation process. The use of a walker is recommended for gait changes and imbalance due to various factors, such as surgery of the lower limbs or neurodegenerative changes, especially in the early recovery period [7].
Description: WOS:000361683700006 (Nº de Acesso Web of Science)
Peer reviewed: Sim
URI: https://ciencia.iscte-iul.pt/public/pub/id/24898
http://hdl.handle.net/10071/10682
ISSN: 1094-6969
Publisher version: The definitive version is available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/MIM.2015.7271223
Appears in Collections:CTI-RI - Artigos em revistas científicas internacionais com arbitragem científica

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