Neurorehabilitation Technology

Editors: Dietz, Volker, Nef, Tobias, Rymer, William Zev (Eds.)

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  • Draws together international expertise in technology and clinical application in the field
  • Consolidates the significant advances in this field over the last ten years and the implications for clinical practice in neurorehabilitation
  • Reflects the increasing utilization of such technologies in the rehabilitation of neurologic patients following stroke, spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury and disorders such as multiple sclerosis, generating considerable interest in this new and exciting area of medicine
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Neurorehabilitation Technology provides an accessible, practical overview of the all the major areas of development and application in the field. The initial chapters provide a clear, concise explanation of the rationale for robot use and the science behind the technology before proceeding to outline a theoretical framework for robotics in neurorehabilitative therapy. Subsequent chapters provide detailed practical information on state-of-the-art clinical applications of robotic devices, including robotics for locomotion; posture and balance and upper extremity recovery in stroke and spinal cord injury. Schematic diagrams, photographs and tables will be included to clarify the information for the reader. The book also discusses standard and safety issues and future perspectives.

Table of contents (25 chapters)

Table of contents (25 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $89.00
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-1-4471-2277-7
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Neurorehabilitation Technology
Editors
  • Volker Dietz
  • Tobias Nef
  • William Zev Rymer
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Springer-Verlag London
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag London Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-4471-2277-7
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4471-2277-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXI, 483
Number of Illustrations
46 b/w illustrations, 84 illustrations in colour
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