Ubiquitous Sensor Network-based Rehabilitation Center

  • Jarochowski, Bart (Dision of Information Technology, Hansei University) ;
  • Kim, Hyung-Jun (Dision of Information Technology, Hansei University) ;
  • Ryu, Dae-Hyun (Dision of Information Technology, Hansei University) ;
  • Shin, Seung-Joong (Dision of Information Technology, Hansei University)
  • Published : 2007.03.30

Abstract

This paper discusses the implementation of a rehabilitation center based on a ubiquitous sensor network. This paper discusses the implementation of a rehabilitation center based on a ubiquitous sensor network. We recognize that certain mild conditions requiring rehabilitation may be treated with minimal human supervision. In place of this constant human supervision, a variety of sensors are used to monitor the patient and rehabilitation progress. These sensors send data through a wireless Zigbee network to a server which stores the data and makes it available to a rehabilitation expert for analysis. This rehabilitation expert also issues rehabilitation prescriptions which are created based on the expert's determination of the patient's condition. By having the ability to control the rehabilitation equipment used, strictly enforce the assigned prescription, and constantly monitor the patient for any warning signs, the system ensures a safe and optimal rehabilitation session.

Keywords

Ubiquitous sensor network;Zigbee;Wireless communication;Rehabilitation

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