Finger Mathematical Modeling and Rehabilitation

  • Federico Casolo
  • Vittorio Lorenzi
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Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 256)

Abstract

Several pathologies or traumas (Figure 1) reduce the mechanical efficiency of the hand and are characterized by one of the following conditions: tendon rupture, tenolisis, tendons’ adhesions, rupture of tendons interconnections, hand muscle deficiency or palsy, bones’ deformity, reduced range of joint rotations and laxity or rupture of tendon sheaths.

Keywords

Path Model Flexion Angle Metacarpal Bone Joint Rotation Finger Position 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Federico Casolo
    • 1
  • Vittorio Lorenzi
    • 1
  1. 1.Instituto degli Azionamenti MeccaniciPolitecnico di MilanoMilanoItaly

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