The Robotic Physical-Therapy Assistant
My thesis project involved designing and creating an inexpensive and safe device for physical therapy. The device was designed such that it can be produced to be both small and light so that it could be used in a home environment, as well as in a physical-therapy office setting.
The key features are that it:
This was completed in November 2007. Dr. Oren Masory was the project's advisor. Publications and patent considerations are currently in progress.
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Master's Thesis in PDF format:
A Planar Cable-Driven Robotic Device for Physical Therapy Assistance