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Upper Limb Robotics Program

In 2013, the Restorative Neurology Clinic at Burke Medical Research Institute established a self-pay clinic to offer breakthrough state-of-the-art robotic neurorehabilitation therapies for individuals who are recovering from stroke, spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury or other neurological conditions. Individuals who are wheelchair bound may also participate in the upper limb program to benefit from maintaining or improving motor recovery, cardiovascular endurance and muscular stamina.

The Restorative Neurology Clinic is proud to offer a comprehensive upper limb robotics program focusing on restoring movement and function in shoulders, elbows, forearms, wrists, hands and fingers to regain muscular strengthen, joint control, range of motion, flexibility, coordination, and precision. Through repetition of cutting-edge robotic therapy the primary neruorehabilitation goal is to build strength, engage muscle memory and awaken neuro-plasticity, the healing of brain nerves, essential for upper body movement and fine motor skills.

State-of-the-Art Robotic Therapy Technologies

Cutting edge robotic therapy for the upper limb consists of intensive repetitive therapy performed three to two days a week over six weeks.

Technologies

InMotion Planar Robot

Gross motor skills such as reach and rotation of the elbow and shoulder carried out by the arm are essential for everyday tasks.

InMotion HAND Robot

Gross motor skills such as reach, grasp and release carried out by hands and arms are essential for everyday tasks.

InMotion WRIST Robot

Vital to carry out everyday tasks, the wrist plays a pivotal role in assisting the hand and arm by accomplishing a variety of rotations with respect to the elbow to perform gross motor and fine motor movements.

MusicGlove

Fine motor skills such as picking up and holding small objects carried out by hands and fingers are essential for everyday tasks.

PABLO Hand Rehabilitation

After graduating from the Upper Limb Program individuals are eligible to enroll in the Upper Limb Graduate Member program offered at a reduced rate to encourage progress in the advance phases of neurorehabilitation for the upper limb.

AMADEO® by Tyromotion
The AMADEO simulates the natural grasping motion and executes automated movement sequences. Depending on the degree of neurological damage, the patient can be treated passively or actively.
MyoPro® by Myomo
The MyoPro® is a Myoelectric Arm Orthosis designed to support a weak or deformed arm. The MyoPro can enable individuals to self-initiate and control movements of a partially paralyzed or weakened arm using their own muscle signals.
ARMEO®SPRING by Hocoma

The ArmeoSpring is suitable for the widest range of patients from severely to moderately affected. It is specifically designed for patients who are beginning to regain active movement of the arm and hand.