ArmTutor Successful in Post Shoulder Therapy

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Dr. Kiyohisa Ogawa writing in the Journal of Trauma-Injury Infection & Critical Care, 17 August 2011 explains that the majority of type I coracoid fractures of the superior shoulder suspensory complex – SSSC, frequently resulting in healing delay as well as adverse functional consequences. However, there are few reports alluding to strategies or concrete treatment methods of such injuries. In his report he introduces the groups surgical strategy for treating the type I coracoid fracture with concurrent injuries and to describe our treatment method with their outcomes.
Following shoulder surgery as well as other traumas the ArmTutor has proven to be a success in improving motor, sensory and cognitive impairments through intensive active exercises of the elbow, shoulder. Repetitive training tailored to the patient’s performance includes augmented feedback leading to enhanced functional rehabilitation. The ArmTutor and its sister devices the HandTutor, LegTutor and 3DTutor are being used in leading U.S. and foreign hospitals and clinics. The system is adaptable to both children and adults and allows for tele rehabilitation for patients at home.

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