News tagged with motor disabilities

Creating music by thought alone

Neurologists have created a hands-free, thought-controlled musical instrument, which they've recently described in a report in Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. Researchers hope that this new instrument will help empower and ...

Jul 12, 2017
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'Window of recovery' can reopen after stroke

Using mice whose front paws were still partly disabled after an initial induced stroke, Johns Hopkins researchers report that inducing a second stroke nearby in their brains let them "rehab" the animals to successfully grab ...

Jan 07, 2016
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A virtual muscle machine for kids with disabilities

It was her love of ballet that led her to work with children who have motor disabilities. The retired dancer, now an occupational therapist, is pioneering a new "virtual" method to analyze movement patterns in children ― ...

Apr 27, 2010
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