Poster Session
Issue Date: August 2020
Published Online: August 01, 2020
Updated: September 09, 2020
A User-Driven Wearable Hand Robot for Functional Task Training After Stroke
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Columbia University, New York City, NY, USA
  • Columbia University, New York City, NY, USA
  • Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ, USA
  • Columbia University, New York City, NY, USA
  • University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Columbia University, New York City, NY, USA
  • Columbia University, New York City, NY, USA
  • Columbia University, New York City, NY, USA
Article Information
Hand and Upper Extremity / Neurologic Conditions / Stroke / Prevention and Intervention
Poster Session   |   August 01, 2020
A User-Driven Wearable Hand Robot for Functional Task Training After Stroke
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2020, Vol. 74, 7411515410. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2020.74S1-PO5728
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2020, Vol. 74, 7411515410. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2020.74S1-PO5728
Abstract

Date Presented 03/27/20

Regaining adequate hand function for participation is a challenge for many stroke survivors. Eleven participants completed 12 grasp, transport, and release training sessions with a user-driven hand robot that provides active-assist for finger extension. Mean gain of 2.63 points (P = .03) on the Fugl-Meyer was observed, with most gains in the distal subscale (2.27 points, P < .001). This intervention is a promising adjunct to conventional therapy to promote typical grasp patterns and functional use.

Primary Author and Speaker: Sangwoo Park

Additional Authors and Speakers: Daniel Geller

Contributing Authors: Sangwoo Park, Lynne Weber, Cassie Meeker, Lauri Bishop, Joel Stein, Matei Ciocarlie