I like the concept of creating equipment that supports patients' function, rather than trying to get patients to use equipment that is often extremely difficult for a disabled person to use.
“"It takes about a decade for knowledge to be translated from development of technology into a product used in the field
We used to try to change the patient, but it’s more important to change the patient’s environment to suit him,” she explained.
The physiotherapist’s take-home message is that the disabled patient should always be the focus; we are not technicians but evidence-based clinicians; there is no alternative to using your hands; and don’t be afraid to try something new." m.jpost.com/HEALTH-SCIENCE/Robots-for-rehab-515185