A Gamified Approach for Hand Rehabilitation Device

Fernando Carneiro, Rafael Tavares, José Rodrigues, Paulo Abreu, Maria Teresa Restivo

Abstract


This work details developments made in a system for hand rehabilitation, that aims to improve recovery of fine motor control, mostly for those recovering from stroke. The system consists of an instrumented device that is used to interact with a variety of games designed to improve fine motor control, enhancing rehabilitation practices. These games were tested with actual disabled individuals and therapists, having received overall positive feedback.


Keywords


online hand rehabilitation; augmented feedback; online occupational therapy; digital therapy

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International Journal of Online Engineering (iJOE).ISSN: 1861-2121
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