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PD patients have some conditions.involved resting tremor and bradykinesia.
"Walker P" is for Parkinsons Disease patient to increase functional mobility and improve walking pattern.The design of paste piece under shoes is convenient to parkinsons patient. "Walker P" 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 advantages is (1)decrease falling (2)participation social activity independently (3)decrease caregiver pressure.
National Taiwan university of
Science and Technology