Telerehabilitation platform for hip surgery recovery

Yves Rybarczyk, Jan Kleine Deters, Clement Cointe, Arian Aladro Gonzalo, Danilo Esparza

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Abstract

The enhancement of ubiquitous and pervasive computing brings new perspectives in terms of medical rehabilitations. In that sense, the present study proposes a Web-based platform to promote the reeducation of patients after hip replacement surgery. This project focuses on two fundamental aspects in the development of a suitable telerehabilitation application, which are: (i) being based on an affordable technology and (ii) providing the patients with a real-time assessment of the correctness of their movements. A comparative test shows that the movement's evaluation carried out by therapists is consistent with the output of the automatic assessment module. Improvements of the algorithm are discussed, in order to increase the accuracy and depth of the analysis.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2017 IEEE 2nd Ecuador Technical Chapters Meeting, ETCM 2017
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Pages1-6
Number of pages6
Volume2017-January
ISBN (Electronic)9781538638941
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 4 Jan 2018
Event2nd IEEE Ecuador Technical Chapters Meeting, ETCM 2017 - Salinas, Ecuador
Duration: 16 Oct 201720 Oct 2017

Conference

Conference2nd IEEE Ecuador Technical Chapters Meeting, ETCM 2017
CountryEcuador
CitySalinas
Period16/10/1720/10/17

Keywords

  • Hidden Markov Model
  • motion assessment
  • motor rehabilitation
  • natural user interface
  • telemedicine

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