Tag: Inertial Sensors

Posture Detection with Feedback

Forward Head Posture (FHP) is a common musculoskeletal disorder correlated with neck pain that affects a large percentage of the population. Though much medical research has suggested methods for diagnosis and detection of this posture, assessment has been limited due to reliance on individual in-clinic visits. In order to provide timely detection of FHP and […]

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Cerebral Palsy Orthoses

Individuals with walking disabilities as a result of cerebral palsy (CP), stroke, muscular dystrophy, brain injury, or many other conditions are often prescribed ankle foot orthoses (AFOs), as shown in Figure 1 (a), to aid in their walking. The large number of individuals with CP that use AFOs highlights the magnitude of the problem. United CP reports that an estimated […]

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