Health Research, Vol. 6, Issue 1, Jun  2022, Pages 1-9; DOI: https://doi.org/10.31058/j.hr.2021.61001 https://doi.org/10.31058/j.hr.2021.61001

Lower Limb Rehabilitation Robots in Stroke Rehabilitation: An Overview of Systematic Reviews

Health Research, Vol. 6, Issue 1, Jun  2022, Pages 1-9.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.31058/j.hr.2021.61001

Taiyu Han 1* , Yanbo Gao 2 , Yanping Han 3

1 School of Health Science and Engineering, University of Shanghai for Science and Technology, Shanghai, China

2 Inner Mongolia Hexi Space industrial Corporation, Inner Mongolia, China

3 Xiamen Best Information Technology Co., Ltd, Inner Mongolia, China

Received: 15 May 2022; Accepted: 31 May 2022; Published: 21 June 2022

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Abstract

Stroke is one of the causes of permanent disability in adults. The varying degrees of functional impairment in stroke patients not only reduces the quality of survival but also adds to the economic burden on families and society. Rehabilitation in hospital and at home is an important intervention for stroke patients to return to life. As the incidence of stroke and disability rates increase each year, the need for post-stroke rehabilitation is becoming increasingly significant. With the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, it has become increasingly difficult for stroke patients to travel to rehabilitation hospitals for regular rehabilitation. The use of lower limb rehabilitation robots to assist in the telerehabilitation of stroke patients is gaining importance in clinical applications. This paper reviews the clinical studies of the lower limb rehabilitation robot in improving motor and balance functions, gait and functional independence in stroke patients in three separate areas, with the aim of providing a reference for the development of scientific and efficient telerehabilitation services for stroke.

Keywords

Lower Limb Rehabilitation Robot, Stroke, Home-Based Telerehabilitation

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