Wrist Rehabilitation

wrist rehabilitation inventor mark plecnik

This work was completed in collaboration with Derek Bissell and Dr. David Reinkensmeyer of the Biorobotics Laboratory at UC Irvine.  To view Derek Bissell’s Master’s Thesis, click here. The goal of this research was to design a passive device capable of cancelling out the excess stiffness in the wrist of stroke patients that suffer from spasticity. […]

Humanoid Gait

humanoid gait

The motion of a human walking gait was observed and recorded by analyzing videos. From these videos, three periodic joint angle functions were documented at the hip, knee, and ankle, which are shown in the figures below. A Stephenson II function generator was designed to replicate each of these joint angle functions. Information on designing […]