Yilina Liubaoerjijin, John Christy Johnson & Martin Ferguson-Pell
Motion capture technology has taken realism to the next level in animation. But do you know that that the same principles are used to study the biomechanics of walking and wheelchair propulsion?
Adora Chui & Julia Rybkina
Introducing Issue 8 (Winter 2020) of rehabINK!
Technology: Adapting the future of rehabilitation
Advanced technological interventions are rapidly emerging in healthcare. This commentary explores the use of Paro, a socially assistive baby seal robot, in the long-term care setting.
Vahid Anwari, Behruz Karasfi & Ashley Lai
3D printing has arrived and you can do it too. We describe the key steps in the 3D printing process with illustrative examples, and its applications in rehabilitation sciences.
In an age when medical imaging technology has made it easier than ever to understand what’s going on inside of our bodies, it may be surprising to learn that imaging for low back pain often goes against recommended practice.
We all have aspects of ourselves we would like to change. Recently, Yale University researchers used neurofeedback to change brain connections and help people with Tourette syndrome decrease the severity of their tics.
Insiya Bhalloo & Kai Ian Leung
Grab your tech and come e-explore the world of online Speech-Language Pathology and Mindfulness Therapy! Delve into the perspectives of two Canadian tele-practitioners to understand the field of telerehab, and gain insights into the pros (and cons) of virtual therapies.
This commentary highlights the use of transcranial magnetic stimulation in clinical populations that have few other therapeutic options. Is TMS the “magic pill” we have been looking for?
Would you empathize better if you could see the world through someone’s eyes? Here is a breakthrough solution to providing compassionate and patient-centred care. Meet Alfred: a virtual patient simulation.