JRM Vol.35 No.3 pp. 577-585
doi: 10.20965/jrm.2023.p0577


Development of Flexion Posture Formation Mechanism in Wearable Type of Flexor Tendon Rehabilitation Equipment

Takeshi Ikeda*1, Yuki Matsutani*2, Masanori Sato*3, Seiji Furuno*4, and Fusaomi Nagata*1

*1Sanyo-Onoda City University
1-1-1 Daigaku-dori, Sanyo-onoda, Yamaguchi 756-0884, Japan

*2Kindai University
1 Takaya-umenobe, Higashi-hiroshima, Hiroshima 739-2116, Japan

*3Nagasaki Institute of Applied Science
536 Aba-machi, Nagasaki, Nagasaki 851-0193, Japan

*4National Institute of Technology, Kitakyushu College
5-20-1 Shii, Kokuraminami-ku, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka 802-0985, Japan

December 1, 2022
April 14, 2023
June 20, 2023
flexor tendon, rehabilitation brace, mechanism, wearable device, flexion posture

Rehabilitation robots and rehabilitation braces are in demand, as they aid in reducing a patient’s need for therapist’s attendance and guidance during therapy. This study focuses on the bending of fingers under the tension of the fingertips using clinical equipment and demonstrates the development of a small and versatile rehabilitation brace.

Wearable rehabilitation device

Wearable rehabilitation device

Cite this article as:
T. Ikeda, Y. Matsutani, M. Sato, S. Furuno, and F. Nagata, “Development of Flexion Posture Formation Mechanism in Wearable Type of Flexor Tendon Rehabilitation Equipment,” J. Robot. Mechatron., Vol.35 No.3, pp. 577-585, 2023.
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