VIT-ARMin Virtual, Intensified and Patient-tailored Robotic Arm Therapy With the Exoskeleton Robot ARMin "VIT-ARMin"


Phase 0 Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

healthy or CVA or spinal cord injury
- Aged ≥18 years
- No excessive spasticity of the affected arm (modified Ashworth Scale ≤3)
- No serious medical or psychiatric disorder as assessed by their physician
- No orthopaedic, rheumatological, or other disease restricting movements of the paretic arm
- No shoulder subluxation (palpation <2 fingers)
- No skin ulcerations at the paretic arm
- Ability to communicate effectively with the examiner such that the validity of the patient's data could not be compromised
- No cybersickness (e.g., nausea when looking at a screen or playing computer games)
- No pacemaker or other implanted electric devices
- Bodyweight <120 kg
- No serious cognitive defects or aphasia preventing effective use of ARMin