Novel training environment to normalize altered finger force direction post stroke
Na Jin Seo
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August 2019 -
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Estimated 15,000 Veterans suffer a stroke each year. Stroke is a leading cause of long-term disability in the US. New strokes cost an estimated $111 million for acute inpatient care, $75 million for post-acute inpatient care, and $88 million for follow-up care in the first six months post-stroke in VHA. Yet, more than two thirds of stroke survivors have persistent hand impairment that significantly diminishes their abilities to perform activities of daily living. Dexterous manipulation of object...