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10 - 13 May 2022

Active spine brace

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Active spine brace


João Quintino Guerreiro

University of Algarve - School of Health

Prosthetics and Orthotics


Tue, 2020/10/27 17:00 - 18:00 | Lecture #4 / 9 export in calendar



Spine braces (SB) stabilize the spine and correct the posture, but they don’t allow pressure regulation, reducing SB use. We developed prototype of an active SB with pneumatic cushions regulated by pressure sensors to regulate pressure along the day. Requires component reduction and clinical trial