Rehabilitation: Gait analysis and training in Virtual Reality

01.03.2019

Photo: In the ReMoCap lab a man attaches sensors to another man's leg; Copyright: Martin Lifka Photography

With its ReMoCap Lab, the St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences would like to actively help shape the future of rehabilitation. Virtual and mixed reality therapy will play a decisive role in this.

Gait analysis and Mixed Reality at the ReMoCap-Lab

Photo: Test person with lower leg prosthesis during gait analysis on a virtual rope bridge; Copyright: TU Chemnitz/Jacob Müller

The swaying of the virtual rope bridge is simulated by the moving treadmill. The safety of the test person with a belt and the well controlled conditions during the gait analysis allow a precise measurement of the movement performance in a realistic and safe environment.

Virtual and realistic: Hills and rope bridges in the GRAIL

The trend: Digitization of rehabilitation and physiotherapy

Photo: Nadine Lormis; Copyright: private

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