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An Interactive Multimedia System for Parkinson’s Patient Rehabilitation

  • Wenhui Yu
  • Catherine Vuong
  • Todd Ingalls
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6774)

Abstract

This paper describes a novel real-time Multimedia Rehabilitation Environment for the rehabilitation of patients with Parkinson’s Disease (PD). The system integrates two well known physical therapy techniques, multimodal sensory cueing and BIG protocol, with visual and auditory feedback to created an engaging mediated environment. The environment has been designed to fulfill the both the needs of the physical therapist and the patient.

Keywords

Parkinson’s Disease Physical Therapy Mediated Rehabilitation Sensory Cueing Multimodal Feedback Virtual Environment 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wenhui Yu
    • 1
  • Catherine Vuong
    • 1
  • Todd Ingalls
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Art, Media and EngineeringArizona State UniversityTempeUSA

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