2015
DOI: 10.1109/iccas.2015.7364939
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Ayaka Yamada, Eishi Nakamura, Noritaka Sato, Yoshifumi Morita, Tadashi Ito, Yoshihito Sakai, Kazunori Yamazaki

Abstract: The goal of our work was to develop a treatment system for restoring proprioception in patients experiencing low back pain and those who experience falls. For this purpose, we investigated postural sway during local vibratory stimulation in elderly people in the standing position by using our newly developed variable frequency vibratory stimulation device and a gravicorder. Vibratory stimulations of 30, 60, 150, or 240 Hz were applied to the patients' lumbar multifidus (LM) or gastrocnemius soleus muscles (GM…

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