An Approach to Data Utilization of The Lokomat Rehabilitation Robot

M.R. Sapiee, M.H.M. Marhaban, A.J. Ishak, M.F. Miskon

Abstract


The use of exoskeleton robot worn
on human body has been widely researched
and some have been commercialized. Lower
limb exoskeleton robot worn in parallel on
human lower body has found many applications
especially in the rehabilitation of human walking
gait. It is used as a robotic therapy in assisting
patient with walking difficulties to recover back
his walking ability. Using Lokomat rehabilitation
robot for therapy is not meant to guide the patient
to walk only; but this robotic therapy system
has the ability to record information signals
during each therapy session. It is found out that
less research and attention has been given on
the methods that can utilize the recorded data
which could be very useful and very informative
for physiotherapy study. Thus, the objective of
this paper is to highlight the method to utilize
the recorded data from Lokomat physiotherapy
session.


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