The MusicGlove is a rehabilitation device intended to help improve hand function for people with reduced hand movement ability. It is a glove that senses finger movement and requires the user to practice functional grips in order to play a therapy-oriented music game.
What are the benefits of MusicGlove therapy?
Exercise with the MusicGlove has been shown to:
Lead to significantly greater improvement in hand function than conventional table-top therapy in people with chronic stroke.
Lead to functional improvements such as: opening a door, washing dishes, typing, and using the restroom independently.
Provide an effective therapy regimen both in the home and clinic.
Motivate safe, high-intensity movements.
Provide detailed feedback of hand function that is highly correlated with established clinical measures.
Provide longitudinal assessment of motor recovery.
Who is the MusicGlove for?
MusicGlove is designed to improve hand function after:
Spinal Cord Injury
Traumatic Brain Injury
Neurological and muscular injury
In general, MusicGlove will work on your computer if you have purchased a Mac or PC in the last 5 years. Below are some more specific requirements.
Minimum Computer Requirements:
Windows 7 or Newer
Mac OS X 10.7 or Newer
2 Gigabytes RAM
200 Megabytes hard drive space
1 USB Port
The Home Software Suite comes with a USB Flash drive with the software, a single glove (choose your hand and size), headphones, USB connector cable, ans instruction manual.