Case studies and research
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Post-Critical Care COVID-19Using the Andago for critical care patients
Breaking out of the vicious cycle of early desaturation, limited mobility, and further deconditioning.
Ascot RehabEloise James and Marta Oliveira using the ArmeoSpring
"Robotic therapy [with the ArmeoSpring] offers high intensity training, one of the key determinants of motor recovery."
CENUsing the Lokomat, RYSEN and C-Mill with a Hemiplegic patient
"We applied a tailored rehabilitation program of intensive and specialized therapy, following the continuum of therapy for gait and balance."
Ospedale Moriggia-PelasciniErigo reduces duration of mechanical ventilation
“Early Rehabilitation Reduces Time to Decannulation in Patients With Severe Acquired Brain Injury: A Retrospective Study.”
Fighting ICU-Acquired Muscle WeaknessUsing Lokomat and ArmeoSpring
Patient affected by ICU-acquired muscle weakness has outcomes greatly improved by use of technology-aided rehabilitation tools.
Changi General Hospital, SingaporeAndago aids Pulmonary Rehabilitation
A patient used the Andago to retrain walking requiring ventilator support and ICU care after pneumonia.
Neuroengineering And Rehabilitation JournalLokomat improves SCI activity
“Robot-assisted gait training (Lokomat) improves walking function and activity in people with spinal cord injury.”
The Morrello ClinicSarah Harding
Case Report: Using the C-Mill treadmill with a stroke patient.
DMRCUsing the Motek CAREN
Effectiveness of virtual reality-based gait education in enhancing the rehabilitation outcomes of injured military personnel
BASICCase studies 2019-20
Using the Motek CAREN with spinal injury, Guillian-Barre syndrome and traumatic brain injury clients.
BASICFrom virtual reality to real life recovery
“All of a sudden, I had the confidence to go walking and that was a great thing for me."
Cardiff UniversityDr Mohammad Al-Amri, Senior Research Fellow
Research into self-paced treadmill-based virtual reality walking with the Motek GRAIL.
The Morrello ClinicResearch poster by Jakko Brouwers and Sarah Harling
"Significant functional improvements in gait are still possible long after Stroke with a high intensity rehabilitation programme using the C-Mill."
BASICUsing the CAREN to rehabilitate military veterans
"[The client] stated that the CAREN was motivational, challenging and exciting."
Amsterdam UMCStudy examining the Motek Human Body Model
"The Human Body Model versus conventional gait models for kinematic gait analysis in children with cerebral palsy."
BASICUsing the C-Mill with clients recovering from ABI
"It’s helping improve balance, walking and confidence and making a big difference to people’s quality of life.”
Maastricht UniversityDual-belt treadmill used in fall-prevention research
The Motek Computer Assisted Rehabilitation Environment (CAREN) was featured in published research exploring the effectiveness of fall-prevention interventions.
Amsterdam UMCVR shows promise as gait therapy tool for children with Cerebral Palsy
“Immediate Effects of Immersive Biofeedback on Gait in Children With Cerebral Palsy.“
University of MinnesotaAvoiding virtual obstacles during treadmill gait in Parkinson's Disease
The C-Mill treadmill has been used in the first study to assess how Parkinson’s Disease affects the capacity for obstacle avoidance as a function of the available time to respond.
Perturbation gait trainingUsing the Motek GRAIL, CAREN or C-Mill
A protocol for perturbation-based gait training in older adults at risk of falling.
NICEReport recommends strength and balance training for fall prevention
These programmes have shown to reduce the rate of falls, and the NHS RightCare pathway consider these programmes to be high-value interventions.
Bilateral transtibial amputee gait studyUsing 6 AMTI force plates
The effects of walking speed and prosthetic ankle adapters on upper extremity dynamics and stability-related parameters in bilateral transtibial amputee gait.
Postural stability during reaching assessmentUsing an AMTI AccuSway force plate
Comparing age-related changes in anticipatory and dynamic postural control during standing reaches to various object heights.
Comparing overground and treadmill walkingUsing an Instrumented Treadmill
A kinematic and kinetic comparison of overground and treadmill walking in healthy subjects.
Harper Adams UniversityComparing muscle activity in horses
A research poster by Harper Adams University using Myon m320 EMG sensors examines the need to quantify the value of remedial exercises in horses.
University of BolognaUsing Cometa's WaveTrack IMU
"Gait parameters estimation using inertial sensors: comparative analysis of 12 methods."
Don Gnocchi FoundationUsing Cometa's WaveTrack IMU
"Regularity assessment of cyclic human movements: An innovative methods based on wearable sensors."
Modern running-specific prosthesesMassachusetts Institute of Technology
Studying leg stiffness of sprinters using running-specific prostheses.
Gait retraining after stress fractureUniversity of Delaware
Gait retraining for the reduction of lower extremity loading.
Measuring ground reaction forces and kinematicsIn elite amputee sprinters
Running-specific prostheses limit ground-force during sprinting.
Chair Rise PerformanceHellmers; Fudickar; Lau; Elgert; Diekmann
Measurement of the Chair Rise Performance of Older People Based on Force Plates and IMUs.
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Professor of Clinical Biomechanics, Liverpool John Moores University
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The Brain and Spinal Injury Centre
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C-Mill user at The Morrello Clinic, number 2 in the European Disabled Golf Association (EDGA)
Significant functional improvements in gait are still possible long after Stroke with a high intensity rehabilitation programme using the C-Mill.
Jakko Brouwers MSc MCSP
Clinical Expert and Neuro Physiotherapist at The Morrello Clinic
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