The redesigned support system of this crutch reduces the risk of underarm nerve damage, reduces forearm fatigue, and improves patient comfort resulting in increased compliance and a safer, more comfortable rehabilitation process.
Our project focused on improving the adjustability and overall design of bowling ramps so that they can cater to a wider range of people.
Wheels Up is a low-cost mechanism enabling those in wheelchairs to autonomously climb any combination of steps approx. 2’’ to 24’’ in height. Specifically, it will enable power chair users to ascend one step and manual wheelchair users with upper body mobility to ascend a few steps.
Philip Colangelo ABSTRACT Many people have disabilities resulting in the inability to use a utensil. Dependence on a feeding staff is a struggle and my design aims eliminate this need by providing an easy to use self feeding device. Enabling people in this situation to feed themselves, the Robotic Feeding Arm (RFA) gives back […]
Ashley Hale, Emily Car, (University of New Hampshire), modified a bicycle so that a visually impaired child could ride safely and independently.
Jessica Joyce, Kurt Kienast, Jennifer Desmarias, Leslie Miller, Lawrence Lin, and Allison Post (Rice University) Rice Helping Hands device is critical to improving rehabilitation of the wrist extensor muscles in children with Cerebral Palsy, improving their quality of life by strengthening muscles that allow wrist movement.