One of the scene that people eager to have robot even in its experimental stage is, in rehabilitation. Especially for stroke patients, who suddenly become unable to move part of the body due to malfunction of brain, robot assistance is a breakthrough recovery solution. Hope it will be widespread more.
- When: since early 2015 – current
- Where: Northwick Park Hospital, London, UK (map)
- Robot: InMotion ARM by Interactive Motion Technologies
- Eligibility: Limited stroke patients in the hospital*
*Several other hospitals are introducing the robot.
i.e. National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery in London(map)
Mar 2nd, 2016 GetWestLondon, “Ground-breaking robot research helps stroke patients at Northwick Park Hospital” by Nathan Spendlow
May 6th, 2015 Euronews “Robots help stroke victims regain use of arms”