MotusAcademy’s DISCOVERY Programme Empowers Budding Rehab Professionals

MotusAcademy’s DISCOVERY Programme Empowers Budding Rehab Professionals August 23, 2023 KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA 23rd August 2023 – Being at the forefront of providing continuing education in rehabilitation technology, MotusAcademy conducted a workshop under their DISCOVERY Programme. The full-day programme saw the participation of over 20 students pursuing their Bachelor’s Degrees in Physiotherapy from Inti International […]

Harnessing Real-World Data To Improve Assessment Of Health Interventions

Fourier Intelligence Sdn. Bhd.Level 8-2, Menara Pernas, Tower 7, Avenue 7, Bangsar South City, 59200 Kuala Lumpur. Office Tel: +6012-2589 072Mobile: +6011-29711143 Harnessing Real-World Data To Improve Assessment Of Health Interventions Randomized clinical trials (RCT) are generally considered the gold standard to establish a treatment effect.  However, RCTs have limitations that often compromise generalization of results […]

Decoding Thoughts: Non-Invasive Brain-Machine Interface Translates Mental Activity into Text

Decoding Thoughts: Non-Invasive Brain-Machine Interface Translates Mental Activity into Text Researchers at the University of Texas at Austin have made a significant breakthrough in the field of brain decoding technology. Using a combination of functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) scanners and artificial intelligence (AI), they have developed a non-invasive method to translate thoughts into text. […]

Stroke Prevention: Key Dietary Tips and Lifestyle Adjustments for a Healthier Heart

Stroke Prevention: Key Dietary Tips and Lifestyle Adjustments for a Healthier Heart In recent years, strokes have been increasingly observed among younger individuals, challenging the traditional belief that strokes primarily affect those over the age of 65. This concerning trend can be attributed to the modern diet and lifestyle, which often lead people to overlook […]

Designing Brain-Computer Interface (BCI) Controlled Wheelchairs with End-User Needs in Mind: Insights from SCI Patient Perceptions

Designing Brain-Computer Interface (BCI) Controlled Wheelchairs with End-User Needs in Mind: Insights from SCI Patient Perceptions Brain-Computer Interface (BCI) controlled wheelchairs have the potential to greatly improve the independence and quality of life of people with mobility impairments. However, their low uptake has been linked to a lack of understanding by researchers of the needs […]

MotusAcademy Fuels Passion for Rehabilitation Technology at Inti International University, Nilai

MotusAcademy Fuels Passion for Rehabilitation Technology at Inti International University, Nilai June 6, 2023 Headquartered in Zürich, Switzerland, MotusAcademy, a knowledge-sharing platform about the rehabilitation industry, recently engaged in an educational talk with students from Inti International University. Conducted on campus, the event was attended by 40 students pursuing their Bachelor’s Degrees in Physiotherapy.  Representatives […]

MotusAcademy and ISEK Forge Strategic Partnership to Drive Knowledge-Sharing and Innovation in Healthcare Technology

MotusAcademy and ISEK Forge Strategic Partnership to Drive Knowledge-Sharing and Innovation in Healthcare Technology June 6, 2023 MotusAcademy and ISEK Sign MOU to Drive Innovation in Rehabilitation Robotics, Electrophysiology, and Kinesiology. MotusAcademy and the International Society of Electrophysiology and Kinesiology (ISEK) have established a strategic partnership to advance the applications of new technologies in the […]

Towards Precision Robotics: Matching individualized walking deficits with characteristics of lower extremity robotic devices

Matching individualized walking deficits with characteristics of lower extremity robotic devices In the previous newsletter, we introduced the notion that the field of rehabilitation robotics must consider how to better align the perspectives and interests of three groups: device developers, rehabilitation researchers, and the clinician/patient dyad. We also posed several questions about this topic. If […]

DEBUNKED: 5 Myths about rehabilitation robotics

DEBUNKED: 5 Myths about rehabilitation robotics Rehabilitation robotics, a dynamic interdisciplinary field aimed at restoring motor function through robotic technology, has existed for more than a century. Theodor Büdingen, a pioneering inventor, created a “movement cure apparatus” in 1910, which incorporated an electric motor to facilitate patients with heart disease in practising stepping (Büdingen, 1910). […]

MotusAcademy Joins the International Consortium for Rehabilitation Technology

MotusAcademy Joins the International Consortium for Rehabilitation Technology February 22, 2023 MotusAcademy is the latest member that joined the International Consortium for Rehabilitation Technology (ICRT). Both societies are dedicated to promoting the advancement of rehabilitation technology. The ICRT is an umbrella organisation for societies in the field of rehabilitation technology and facilitates communication and collaboration […]