A Low Cost Platform based on FES and Muscle Synergies for Postural Control Research and Rehabilitation

D. Galeano, F. Brunetti, D. Torricelli, S. Piazza, J. L. Pons

Abstract

This paper presents a low cost system for the assessment, diagnosis and training of balance based on static posturography and functional electrical stimulation (FES). This system includes low cost technology as the Wii Fit Balance Board and the Kinect. The posturography is a complementary tool to clinical diagnosis, and allows to find sensory systems and inputs degraded by different pathologies. The presented system also allows to explore new rehabilitation techniques based on functional electrical stimulation. Precisely, this paper describes the implementation of a novel balance and posture control rehabilitation approach based on muscle synergies.

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Galeano D., Brunetti F., Torricelli D., Piazza S. and L. Pons J. (2013). A Low Cost Platform based on FES and Muscle Synergies for Postural Control Research and Rehabilitation . In Proceedings of the International Congress on Neurotechnology, Electronics and Informatics - Volume 1: NEUROTECHNIX, ISBN 978-989-8565-80-8, pages 21-31. DOI: 10.5220/0004638300210031


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@conference{neurotechnix13,
author={D. Galeano and F. Brunetti and D. Torricelli and S. Piazza and J. L. Pons},
title={A Low Cost Platform based on FES and Muscle Synergies for Postural Control Research and Rehabilitation},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Congress on Neurotechnology, Electronics and Informatics - Volume 1: NEUROTECHNIX,},
year={2013},
pages={21-31},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004638300210031},
isbn={978-989-8565-80-8},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Congress on Neurotechnology, Electronics and Informatics - Volume 1: NEUROTECHNIX,
TI - A Low Cost Platform based on FES and Muscle Synergies for Postural Control Research and Rehabilitation
SN - 978-989-8565-80-8
AU - Galeano D.
AU - Brunetti F.
AU - Torricelli D.
AU - Piazza S.
AU - L. Pons J.
PY - 2013
SP - 21
EP - 31
DO - 10.5220/0004638300210031