ArticleImplementing a Physiotherapy Robot to Assist Disc Disease Patient
Banan Emad , Rasha Alnuwaiser, Ohoud Almousa, Samah Alsoghyer, Zubaydh Kenkar, Nor Shahriza
This study discusses the implementation of Disc Disease Diagnosis (DDD) physiotherapy robot that attempts to assist the human physiotherapist. It aims to study the capability of a robot in performing DDD exercises, motivating patients and evaluating patients acceptance. Human-Robot Interaction (HRI) was followed in the implementation. Experiments have been done with a real patient to obtain patient acceptance and motivation . Patient assessment toward physiotherapy robot is important by using:Technology Acceptance. The results from the observation and questionnaire was overall positive.
Robot; NAO; Physiotherapy; Physiotherapist Robot; Disc Disease Diagnosis; DDD.