Rusk Experts Weigh in on the Role of Robotics in Advancing Rehab
Rusk experts, Preeti Raghavan, MD, and John Corcoran, PT, DPT, MS, Cert. MDT, were recently sought out to weigh in on the role of robotics in rehabilitation.
A report published Wednesday in the journal Nature, describes how two people who lost use of their arms and legs because of strokes years before were able to control free-standing robotic arms with the help of a tiny sensor implanted in their brains. Preeti Raghavan, MD, is quoted: http://www.businessweek.com/ap/2012-05/D9UPUUJO0.htm
John Corcoran was featured in “Today in PT” on the impact of and possibilities for robotic therapy in the rehabilitation of neurological patients: http://news.todayinpt.com/article/20120514/TODAYINPT0301/105140020