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The design is to increase functional mobility and improve walking pattern for Parkinsons Disease patient.
The design of paste piece under shoes is convenient to parkinsons patient. The design uses center of gravity will deviate one side when standing, so the paste of piece on the shoes endure pressure and will project laser beam to proper distance. The laser beam as a visual cue to let patient initiation steps and continue follow the cues to walk.
The design have many advantage : (1) increase patients functional mobility
(2) decrease falling (3) participation social activity independently (4) decrease caregiver pressure
National Taiwan university of
Science and Technology
Chun-Ya, Peng Yi-Sheng, Wang