Computer Aided Distributed Post-Stroke Rehabilitation Environment

Michał Wrzeszcz, Janusz Otfinowski, Renata Słota, Jacek Kitowski

Abstract


In this paper we present the results of a two-year study aimed at developing a full-fledged computer environment supporting post-stroke rehabilitation. The system was designed by a team of computer scientists, psychologists and physiotherapists. It adopts a holistic approach to rehabilitation. In order to extend the rehabilitation process, the applied methods include a remote rehabilitation stage which can be carried out of at the patient’s home. The paper presents a distributed system architecture as well as results achieved by patients prior to and following a three-month therapy based on the presented system.

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remote rehabilitation; computer system; stroke

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.7494/csci.2016.17.1.3

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