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Stead-Ease. BME Senior Design Midterm Presentation October 22, 2009 Andrea Castaneda - Daniel Miranda - Jennifer Wang - Kevin Yeroushalmi - Joseph Youssef Project Advisor: Clark Hung Course Advisors: Elizabeth Hillman – Keith Yeager – Lauren Grosberg. Introduction. Introduction.

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Stead ease

Stead-Ease

BME Senior Design

Midterm Presentation

October 22, 2009

Andrea Castaneda - Daniel Miranda - Jennifer Wang - Kevin Yeroushalmi - Joseph Youssef

Project Advisor: Clark Hung

Course Advisors: Elizabeth Hillman – Keith Yeager – Lauren Grosberg


Introduction
Introduction

Introduction

  • In the US, Multiple Sclerosis (MS) affects approximately 400,000 people, primarily people between the ages of 20 and 40

  • In the US, Parkinson’s Disease (PD) affects approximately 550,000 people, primarily people over the age of 40

  • In the US, Essential Tremor (ET), the most common movement disorder, affects approximately 1.5 million people, primarily people over the age of 40

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Tremors
Tremors

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Available treatments
Available Treatments

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Design problem
Design Problem

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  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and Essential Tremor (ET) cause intention tremors

  • Assistive devices are commercially available

  • Many different methods of treatment are available, but not always appropriate or effective

  • Currently, no devices sufficiently reduce tremors and/or guide movement

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Design brief
Design Brief

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  • Detection and dampening of unwanted motion in the forearm and/or wrist

  • Assist patient in eating, writing, and transporting objects

  • Temporary attachment to user

  • Inconspicuous design to avoid public attention

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Assistive devices
Assistive Devices

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Products that reduce tremors
Products that Reduce Tremors

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Products that reduce tremors1
Products that Reduce Tremors

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Products that reduce tremors2
Products that Reduce Tremors

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Design constraints
Design Constraints

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  • Functionality

    • Selective tremor reduction

    • Must not inhibit range of motion

  • Aesthetics

    • Must not be bulky

  • Safety

    • Must be easy to use, adjust and remove device

    • Should not injure or harm the user in any way

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Design specifications
Design Specifications

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  • Functionality

    • Elasticity for adjusting degree of control/ dampening

  • Aesthetics

    • Will be lightweight

    • Inconspicuous, form-fitting device

  • Safety

    • Nontoxic, hypoallergenic, noncarcinogenic, non- latex materials

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Idea 1
Idea 1

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Idea 2
Idea 2

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Idea 3
Idea 3

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Acknowledgements
Acknowledgements

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  • Faculty Advisor: Clark Hung

  • Course Advisors:

    • Elizabeth Hillman

    • Keith Yeager

    • Lauren Grosberg

  • Professional Consultants:

    • Paul Greene, MD

    • Joseph Mayer, MD

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Website
Website

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