Gait recovery with robotic gait training

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Chanatip Phonpichit


Robotic gait training is a new technology over two decades. Robotic gait trainer has developed for step out of the conventional physical therapy limitations. Standing potential is required for conventional gait training. Spasticity and body size are obstacles to gait training. These factors limit gait recovery. Physical therapist who is an important person to recovery their gait is affected from difficult gait training. Therefore, robot has invented to resolve these problems. Early ambulation including incremental walking capacity has done with effortless physical therapist. In the present, robotic gait training has accepted the efficient gait training. However, the imported technology is quite expensive. Limited access to this technology results in insufficient robotic gait training knowledge.

This article was provided all robotic rehabilitation, clinical implication and evidence-based knowledge. The aims of this review were to enhance understanding of the robotic innovation in aspect of physical therapy and to initiatives Thai physical therapy society trendy. Finally, the best treatment will be applied to our patient.



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Phonpichit C. Gait recovery with robotic gait training. Thai Journal of Physical Therapy [Internet]. 17Apr.2018 [cited 21Oct.2018];40(1):25-0. Available from:
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