WO2018169111A1 - Hand rehabilitation device and virtual reality rehabilitation training system including same - Google Patents

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WO2018169111A1
WO2018169111A1 PCT/KR2017/002909 KR2017002909W WO2018169111A1 WO 2018169111 A1 WO2018169111 A1 WO 2018169111A1 KR 2017002909 W KR2017002909 W KR 2017002909W WO 2018169111 A1 WO2018169111 A1 WO 2018169111A1
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The present invention relates to a hand rehabilitation device and a virtual reality rehabilitation training system including the same. The hand rehabilitation device according to one embodiment of the present invention is worn on a patient's hand such that a patient's fingers can be moved, and comprises: a ring-shaped support ring worn on each of at least some of the patient's fingers; a plurality of connection cables, each of which have one end coupled to the support ring worn on each of the at least some of the fingers so as to match the at least some of the fingers one to one; and a driving part coupled to the other ends of the plurality of connection cables so as to control the plurality of connection cables, wherein the plurality of connection cables are formed to be driven differently from each other according to the lengths of the at least some of the fingers.

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Hand rehabilitation device and virtual reality rehabilitation training system including the same

The present invention relates to a hand rehabilitation device and a virtual reality rehabilitation training system including the same.

Physical damage from industrial accidents, traffic accidents, or complications can lead to many functional impairments in life. In particular, when the hand function is most commonly used in everyday life is degraded, very inconvenience is followed. To prevent deterioration of the hand function, the patient is treated for rehabilitation.

More specifically, 'rehabilitation' is a very important rehabilitation that requires patients who suffer from stroke or paralysis of the bones of their fingers to continually repeat the movement of the joint as far as possible to avoid stiffening the joints of the fingers after surgery. It is a cure.

This aims to recover the physical function as much as possible by improving the function of the damaged area and strengthening the function of the healthy area.

Rehabilitation currently uses a variety of equipment. Among them, CPM (Continuous Passive Motion) is a joint motion therapy device.

CPM equipment is an exercise equipment developed to reduce pain and minimize side effects caused by immobilization such as joint stiffness or adhesion by allowing patients who cannot exercise themselves to start exercising immediately after surgery. . This rehabilitation equipment can be helpful for functional recovery by passively assisting the patient in rehabilitation if the patient cannot actively perform, but it is difficult when the motivation is not an important part of the rehabilitation treatment of the patient. many.

In addition, rehabilitation equipment is provided at hospitals or specialists at high cost, so it can only be used when visiting the hospital. In addition, an unobstructed location for treatment must be provided and the equipment must be accompanied by a therapist and rehabilitation assistant.

Such inconveniences such as space constraints and expensive equipment make it difficult for individual patients to have a rehabilitation system. Exercise therapy and occupational therapy are the most important things to do repeatedly and consistently, and it is the goal of rehabilitation therapy to improve the outcomes of rehabilitation therapy. Therefore, there is a need for the development of a rehabilitation system that can provide treatment with active activities to improve and restore the function of the damaged hand.

One embodiment of the present invention relates to a hand rehabilitation apparatus and a virtual reality rehabilitation training system including the same that can actively perform a hand rehabilitation exercise by the patient himself.

According to an aspect of the present invention to solve the above problems, a ring-shaped support ring that is worn on the hand of the patient to move the finger of the patient, respectively worn on at least some of the fingers of the patient; And a plurality of connection cables, one end of which is coupled to the support ring respectively worn on the at least some fingers so as to match the at least some fingers one to one. And a driving unit coupled to the other ends of the plurality of connection cables to control the plurality of connection cables, wherein the driving of the plurality of connection cables is formed to be driven differently from each other according to the lengths of the fingers. Provide the device.

In addition, a drive motor for driving the plurality of gears to be coupled to one rotation shaft provided to match one to one with the plurality of connection cables; A control unit for controlling the driving motor; And a power supply member for applying power to the driving motor and the control unit.

In addition, the plurality of gears may have different gear ratios or different diameters so that the lengths of the plurality of connecting cables unwinding or winding are different depending on the length of the at least some fingers.

The driving unit may further include a housing in which the plurality of gears, the driving motor, and the control unit are built-in, and both side surfaces of the housing may include a fastening band for attaching and detaching the housing to the wrist of the patient. .

In addition, further comprising a glove body consisting of a double structure of the outer shell and the inner shell, the support ring and the connecting cable may be embedded between the outer shell and the inner shell.

In addition, the support ring may be formed with at least one connection hole through which the connection cable is coupled.

The cover member may further include a cover member coupled to one end of the connection cable and worn at the end of the finger.

In addition, the cover member includes a magnetic member in the area or the entire surface located on the same surface as the palm of the patient, and is provided with a rehabilitation assist member mounted on the palm of the patient to form a magnetic force with the magnetic member, the patient When bending a finger, a bending force may be applied to a finger of the patient by a magnetic force between the magnetic member and the rehabilitation assisting member.

In addition, the support ring and the connection cable may be provided in a number corresponding to the finger of the patient.

On the other hand, the present invention is the above-described hand rehabilitation device respectively worn on the patient's healthy side and affected side; A content providing unit for storing necessary rehabilitation training content according to the patient's affected state; An integrated control unit for interlocking the healthy hand rehabilitation device and the affected hand rehabilitation device with the content providing unit and controlling driving of the healthy hand rehabilitation device and the affected hand rehabilitation device according to the content selected by the patient; It provides a virtual reality rehabilitation training system including a hand rehabilitation device comprising a; and a display unit for displaying the rehabilitation training state to the patient to check with the eye.

In addition, the integrated control unit may transmit the exercise signal of the healthy hand rehabilitation device moving along the provided rehabilitation training content to the affected hand rehabilitation device to drive the affected hand rehabilitation device.

The apparatus may further include a mode selection unit for selecting a rehabilitation mode of the hand rehabilitation device, wherein the mode selection unit controls the movement of the dry hand rehabilitation device and the general mode in which the affected hand rehabilitation device is driven according to the provided rehabilitation training content. And may include a symmetrical training mode driven by the affected hand rehabilitation device.

The apparatus may further include a storage unit configured to store an exercise history of the healthy hand rehabilitation device and the affected hand rehabilitation device, and information of the healthy hand rehabilitation device and the affected hand rehabilitation device.

On the other hand, the present invention comprises the steps of (A) the above-described hand rehabilitation device is respectively worn on the patient side and the affected side; (B) selecting the required rehabilitation training content and the difficulty of the rehabilitation training content according to the patient's affected state; (C) controlling driving of the healthy hand rehabilitation device and the affected hand rehabilitation device according to the content selected by the patient; And (D) displaying the rehabilitation training state on a display unit for the patient to visually check the rehabilitation training state.

Hand rehabilitation device according to an embodiment of the present invention is a plurality of gears having different gear ratios or different diameters are coupled to one drive motor, a plurality of gears are driven by one drive motor to move the fingers at the same time. have.

In addition, a support ring, a connecting cable and a driving unit are installed in a general glove form, and since the volume of the device has a smaller volume than the rehabilitation device according to the prior art, the patient can perform his / her own hand rehabilitation exercise anytime and anywhere without limitation of space. .

In addition, the virtual reality rehabilitation training system by connecting the glove-type hand rehabilitation device to a commonly used output device to enable the hand rehabilitation exercise of the patient, it is possible to perform the hand rehabilitation exercise of the patient anytime, anywhere without space constraints .

In addition, the rehabilitation training system has a virtual reality-based rehabilitation training program, the patient is interested in rehabilitation therapy can actively exercise rehabilitation.

In addition, it is possible to set the difficulty of the rehabilitation operation according to the patient's affected hand state, to motivate the patient to rehabilitation treatment, and psychologically stable rehabilitation treatment.

1 is a view schematically showing a hand rehabilitation device according to an embodiment of the present invention.

FIG. 2 is a sectional view seen from the AA ′ side of FIG. 1.

Figure 3 is a view showing a support ring of the hand rehabilitation device according to an embodiment of the present invention.

4 is a view showing a driving unit of the hand rehabilitation device according to an embodiment of the present invention.

5 is a view showing a rear view of the hand rehabilitation device according to an embodiment of the present invention.

6 is a view showing a state in which the hand rehabilitation device is retracted according to an embodiment of the present invention.

7 is a view showing a virtual reality rehabilitation training system including a hand rehabilitation device according to an embodiment of the present invention.

8 is a block diagram of a virtual reality rehabilitation training system including a hand rehabilitation device according to an embodiment of the present invention.

Hereinafter, exemplary embodiments of the present invention will be described in detail with reference to the accompanying drawings so that those skilled in the art may easily implement the present invention. As those skilled in the art would realize, the described embodiments may be modified in various different ways, all without departing from the spirit or scope of the present invention. In the drawings, parts irrelevant to the description are omitted in order to clearly describe the present invention, and like reference numerals designate like elements throughout the specification.

Hand rehabilitation device 100 according to an embodiment of the present invention is a device that is worn on the hand of the patient in need of rehabilitation to help rehabilitation of the hand.

To this end, the hand rehabilitation device 100 may include a glove body 110, a support ring 120, a connection cable 130, and a driving unit 140 as shown in FIG. 1.

The glove body 110 may be formed in the shape of a hand so as to be worn on the hand of the patient, the glove body 110 has a double structure consisting of the outer shell 111 and the endothelial 112 as shown in FIG. Have

In this case, a predetermined space may be formed between the outer shell 111 and the inner shell 112, and the support ring 120 and the connection cable 130 may be disposed in the predetermined space.

The support ring 120 may be formed in a ring shape as shown in FIG. 3, and may be worn on a node of a finger requiring rehabilitation among the fingers of the patient.

In addition, the finger has one or more nodes, the support ring 120 may be worn on at least one node in the finger, in the present invention, it is shown that two support rings are provided on the fingers other than the thumb, respectively.

The support ring 120 may have at least one connection hole 120a through which the connection cable 130 is coupled.

The connection cable 130 may be disposed on at least one of the palm of the patient and the back of the hand to assist the operation of bending the patient's finger. One end of the connection cable 130 is coupled to the support ring 120 and the other end is coupled to the driving unit 140.

In this case, the connection cable 130 may have elasticity to move together according to the finger motion of bending and releasing.

The support ring 120 and the connection cable 130 may be worn on a finger that requires rehabilitation. More specifically, it may be worn on some of the fingers of the patient. For example, if any of the first and second fingers need rehabilitation, the support ring 120 and the connecting cable 130 are the first finger. And second fingers, respectively.

In this case, the support ring 120 may be worn on the nodes of the first finger and the nodes of the second finger, and one support ring may be worn when the first finger is the thumb. The connection cable 130 may include first and second connection cables 131 and 132 and may be disposed on the first finger and the second finger, respectively.

In addition, the driving unit 140 may include first and second gears 145 and 146 having different sizes depending on the length of the finger and coupled to the first and second connecting cables 131 and 132, respectively. .

Alternatively, when five fingers in one hand require rehabilitation, the connection cable 130 may be provided with first to fifth connection cables to match one-to-one with five fingers. That is, the support ring and the connecting cable is found to be installed as many fingers as the rehabilitation needs.

And, for easy description of the present invention, in the description and drawings of the present invention will be described and illustrated as an example of the case where five fingers need rehabilitation.

Specifically, as shown in Figure 1, the support ring 120 may be provided with at least one each of five fingers, each of the two fingers other than the thumb may be provided. That is, one support ring 120 is worn on the thumb, and the other fingers are worn on each node and are worn two by one.

The connection cable 130 may include first to fifth connection cables 131, 132, 133, 134, and 135 so as to be disposed on each of five fingers. In this case, the connecting cable disposed on the thumb is referred to as a first connecting cable 131, and the connecting cables arranged in turn from the thumb are referred to as second to fifth connecting cables 132, 133, 134, and 135. do.

The first to fifth connection cables 131, 132, 133, 134, and 135 connect the support rings 120 provided on the five fingers to one. That is, the first and second support rings 121 and 122 are worn on the first and second nodes of the index finger, respectively, and the second connection cable 132 disposed on the index finger is the first and second nodes. The support rings 121 and 122 are connected together.

Here, the second connection cable 132 is fixed through the first and second connection holes (see 120a of FIG. 3) formed in the first and second support rings 121 and 122, respectively.

The first to fifth connection cables 131, 132, 133, 134 and 135 disposed on the fingers are coupled to the driving unit 140 disposed on the wrist side.

The driver 140 may drive the first to fifth connection cables 131, 132, 133, 134, and 135 to bend and release the fingers.

To this end, the driving unit 140 may include a housing 141, a gear, a driving motor 142, a control unit 143 and a power supply member 144, as shown in FIG.

The housing 141 is for embedding the gear, the driving motor 142, the controller 143, and the power supply member 144, and is disposed on the wrist. Here, the housing 141 may be installed on the wrist of the patient, it should be noted that it may be installed on the wrist side of the glove body (110).

At this time, both sides of the housing 141 may be provided with a fastening band (141a) to be coupled to the drive unit 140 to the wrist of the patient.

The fastening bands 141a are provided in pairs, and are provided at both ends of the housing 141, respectively. And a portion of the pair of fastening bands (141a) overlap each other may be provided with a fastening member for detachable housing 141 from the wrist of the patient (see Figure 5).

In this case, the fastening member 141b may be formed of a material that is easily removable from the wrist of the patient, and more specifically, a Velcro member and a snap button may be used. However, the present invention is not limited thereto, and the fastening member 141b may be any structure as long as the housing 141 can be fastened to the wrist of the patient.

The gears are unrolled and wound with the first to fifth connecting cables 131, 132, 133, 134, and 135 so as to bend and release five fingers. Specifically, the gear may be configured of the first to fifth gears 145, 146, 147, 148, 149 to correspond one-to-one to the first to fifth connection cables 131, 132, 133, 134, 135. have.

In this case, the first to fifth gears 145, 146, 147, 148, and 149 may have different gear ratios or different diameters. The first to fifth gears 145, 146, 147, 148, and 149 may move the first to fifth connection cables 131, 132, 133, 134, and 135 so that the fingers having different lengths may move simultaneously. ) To drive.

In more detail, when the first to fifth gears 145, 146, 147, 148 and 149 have different gear ratios or different diameters, the first to fifth connecting cables 131, 132, 133, 134, 135 are different lengths of loosening or winding.

For example, the index finger and the middle finger have different lengths, and most people have the middle finger longer than the index finger. At this time, in order to bend or straighten the index finger and the middle finger at the same time, the second connection cable 132 disposed on the index finger and the third connection cable 133 disposed on the middle finger must be wound or unwound at different rates.

Therefore, the second gear 146 and the third gear 147 to which the second connection cable 132 and the third connection cable 133 are respectively coupled have different gear ratios or different diameters.

In particular, since the third connecting cable 133 has to be wound faster than the second connecting cable 132, the third gear 147 has a smaller diameter or higher gear ratio than the second gear 146. Have

Based on this, when the first to fifth gears 145, 146, 147, 148 and 149 have different diameters, the smallest diameter among the first to fifth gears 145, 146, 147, 148 and 149 is different. The gear having the third gear 147 is, and the gear having the largest diameter may be the first gear 145 coupled with the first connecting cable 131 of the thumb.

In addition, when the first to fifth gears 145, 146, 147, 148, and 149 have different gear ratios, the gear having the highest gear ratio is the third gear 147 and has the lowest gear ratio. The gear may be the first gear 145.

As such, the first to fifth gears 145, 146, 147, 148, and 149 installed corresponding to the five fingers may be provided with the first to fifth connection cables 131, 132, 133, and 134 according to the lengths of the fingers. , 135) should have different speeds.

In addition, the first to fifth gears 145, 146, 147, 148, 149 may be driven by one driving motor 142, and the first to fifth gears 145, 146, 147, 148, 149 is coupled to one rotation shaft 142a to receive the driving force of the driving motor 142 and is driven.

The controller 143 controls the driving motor 142 to drive the first to fifth gears 145, 146, 147, 148, and 149. The driving motor 142 may be driven by receiving data transmitted from the integrated control unit 220 of the output device to be described later.

In addition, the controller 143 may transfer the data driven by the first to fifth connection cables 131, 132, 133, 134, and 135 to the integrated controller 220.

In addition, the power supply member 144 may be generally used as a battery, and supplies power to the control unit 143 and the driving motor 142.

On the other hand, during the rehabilitation of the hand of the patient, there is a case in which the fingers are not pinched because of insufficient hand strength of the patient. In this case, the cover member 150 and the rehabilitation assisting member 160 may be installed on the glove body 110 to apply a force to the hand of the patient.

As shown in FIG. 5, the cover member 150 is worn at the end of the finger and is coupled through the support ring 130 and the connection cable 130 which are worn at the node of the finger. At this time, the cover member 150 may be worn on the finger that requires rehabilitation, like the support ring 120 and the connection cable 130, in the present invention is an example in which five fingers rehabilitation is required. Description and illustration will be made.

In detail, the cover member 150 includes first to fifth cover members 151, 152, 153, 154, and 155, and first to fifth cover members 151, 152, 153, 154, and 155. Are worn at the ends of the fingers, respectively.

In addition, first to fifth magnetic members 151a, 152a, 153a, and 154a 155a may be installed on one surface of the first to fifth cover members 151, 152, 153, 154, and 155, respectively. The first to fifth magnetic members 151a, 152a, 153a, and 154a 155a are installed in the same area as the palm of the patient.

That is, one surface of the first to fifth cover members 151, 152, 153, 154, and 155 refers to a portion where a finger is bent toward the palm side to be in contact with the palm, and the first to fifth magnetic members 151a and 152a. , 153a, 154a, and 155a are provided on one surface of the first to fifth cover members 151, 152, 153, 154, and 155 contacting the palms, respectively.

In this case, the first to fifth magnetic members 151a, 152a, 153a, and 154a 155a are illustrated and described as being provided on one surface of the first to fifth cover members 151, 152, 153, 154, and 155. However, the present invention is not limited thereto. The first to fifth magnetic members 151a, 152a, 153a, and 154a 155a may be installed on the entire surfaces of the first to fifth cover members 151, 152, 153, 154, and 155, respectively.

The rehabilitation assisting member 160 may be installed with a predetermined size in the palm of the glove body 110. The rehabilitation assisting member 160 is in contact with the first to fifth magnetic members 151a, 152a, 153a, and 154a 155a provided in the first to fifth cover members 151, 152, 153, 154, and 155, respectively. .

Here, the rehabilitation auxiliary member 160 may be formed of the same magnetic material as the magnetic member, which is the first to fifth magnetic members (151a, 152a, 153a, 154a 155a) and the rehabilitation auxiliary member ( 160) to form a magnetic force between.

In this case, the rehabilitation assisting member 160 and the magnetic member may be a magnet, or any one of the rehabilitation assisting member and the magnetic member may be a magnetic material generated by electric current, and the other may be a magnet.

Accordingly, as shown in FIG. 6, when the patient's finger is pinched, a bending force may be applied to the finger of the patient by a magnetic force formed between the magnetic member of the cover member 150 and the rehabilitation assisting member 160. The patient can easily rehabilitate by pinching fingers.

Therefore, in the hand rehabilitation apparatus 100, a plurality of gears having different gear ratios or different diameters may be driven by one driving motor to simultaneously move fingers.

In addition, a support ring, a connecting cable and a driving unit are installed in a general glove form, and since the volume of the device has a smaller volume than the rehabilitation device according to the prior art, the patient can perform his / her own hand rehabilitation exercise anytime and anywhere without limitation of space. .

The hand rehabilitation apparatus 100 having the above-described configuration is connected to the virtual reality-based rehabilitation training system 200, so that the patient may rehabilitate with interest in rehabilitation therapy on his own (see FIG. 7).

Specifically, as shown in FIG. 8, the virtual reality rehabilitation training system 200 includes the hand rehabilitation apparatus 100, the content providing unit 210, the integrated control unit 220, and the display unit 230 having the characteristics as described above. It includes.

Here, the content providing unit 210 and the integrated control unit 220 may be embedded in the output device, the output device may be a smart phone, tablet PC, PC and the like.

In addition, the hand rehabilitation apparatus 100 may be provided as a pair and may be worn on both hands of the patient, respectively. The pair of hand rehabilitation apparatuses 100a and 100b may be connected to the output device in a wireless communication method or a wired communication method. have.

Here, the wireless communication method may be near field communication (NFC), wireless USB, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Zigbee and radio frequency communication.

The content providing unit 210 stores a variety of rehabilitation training content required according to the affected hand condition that requires rehabilitation of the patient.

In this case, the content providing unit 210 may change the difficulty level according to various types of rehabilitation training content stored. That is, when the desired rehabilitation training content is selected from the various rehabilitation training content, the patient may set the difficulty of the selected rehabilitation training content according to the patient's affected hand condition.

The integrated control unit 220 is a pair of hand rehabilitation device (100a, 100b) and the output device is connected to each other to transfer and control the data transmitted and received between the two devices.

Specifically, the integrated control unit 220 transmits the signal of the rehabilitation training content provided by the content providing unit 210 to the affected hand rehabilitation device 100a and the healthy hand rehabilitation device 100b to the affected hand rehabilitation device 100a. And control of the key-side hand rehabilitation device 100b.

The integrated control unit 220 includes a mode selector 221, and the mode selector 221 includes a general mode 222 and a symmetric training mode 223.

Here, the normal mode 222 is a mode for rehabilitation by moving according to the rehabilitation training content selected by the patient, the symmetric training mode 223 is the affected hand after the healthy hand rehabilitation device 100b moves the rehabilitation training content selected by the patient The rehabilitation apparatus 100a is a mode in which the movement of the healthy hand rehabilitation apparatus 100b is received and driven along with the movement of the healthy hand rehabilitation apparatus 100b.

In addition, the integrated control unit 220 receives the training information of the affected hand rehabilitation device 100a and stores it in the storage unit 240. Here, the storage unit 240 stores exercise information of the dry hand rehabilitation apparatus 100b and rehabilitation exercise information of the affected side rehabilitation apparatus 100a.

The display unit 230 may display the rehabilitation training content, the exercise state of the affected hand rehabilitation apparatus 100a and the exercise state of the healthy hand rehabilitation apparatus 100b so that the patient can visually check.

In this case, the rehabilitation training content displayed on the display 230 may be displayed in virtual reality. Rehabilitation training content based on virtual reality may configure a virtual three-dimensional environment on the display 230 to perform hand rehabilitation training and movement.

Looking at the driving method of the virtual reality rehabilitation training system 200 having the above-described configuration, the virtual reality rehabilitation training system 200 has two methods depending on the mode selection by the patient.

When the patient selects the normal mode 222, first, the patient selects the desired rehabilitation training content from the content provider 210, and selects a difficulty level of the selected rehabilitation training content, that is, a difficulty level for the rehabilitation operation.

At this time, the integrated control unit 220 controls the content providing unit 210 to display the rehabilitation training content desired by the patient.

When the rehabilitation training content is displayed on the display unit 230, the integrated control unit 220 transmits a driving command to the control unit side of the affected hand rehabilitation device 100a, the affected hand rehabilitation device 100a rehabilitation of the rehabilitation training content Move along the motion.

That is, the integrated control unit 220 delivers the content data selected by the patient to the content providing unit 210, and transmits the data transmitted from the content providing unit 210 to the control unit of the affected hand rehabilitation apparatus 100a to deliver the driving motor. Bend and release your finger to move.

And, if necessary, the dry hand rehabilitation device 100b moves along the rehabilitation content selected by the patient, and stores the exercise information of the dry hand rehabilitation device 100b in the storage unit 240. Thereafter, the storage unit 240 may compare the exercise information of the dry hand rehabilitation apparatus 100b with the exercise information of the affected hand rehabilitation apparatus 100a to display the current state of the affected hand rehabilitation apparatus 100a on the display 230. Can be.

On the other hand, when the patient selects the symmetric training mode 223, the patient selects the desired rehabilitation training content in the content providing unit 210, and selects the difficulty of the selected rehabilitation training content, that is, the difficulty for the rehabilitation operation.

At this time, the integrated control unit 220 controls the content providing unit 210 to display the rehabilitation training content desired by the patient.

When the rehabilitation training content is displayed on the display unit 230, the integrated control unit 220 transmits a driving command to the control unit side of the healthy hand rehabilitation device 100b, and the healthy hand rehabilitation device 100b is rehabilitation training content. Follow the rehabilitation movements.

At this time, the storage unit 240 stores the data transmitted from the control unit of the healthy hand rehabilitation device 100b to the integrated control unit 220 in the exercise information of the healthy hand rehabilitation device 100b according to the rehabilitation operation.

Thereafter, the integrated control unit 220 transmits the exercise information of the healthy hand rehabilitation apparatus 100b stored in the storage unit 240 side to the control unit side of the affected hand rehabilitation apparatus 100a, and accordingly the affected hand rehabilitation apparatus 100a By controlling the drive motor of the control unit), the annular hand rehabilitation device 100a is driven in accordance with the movement of the healthy hand rehabilitation device 100b.

In addition, by comparing the exercise information of the dry hand rehabilitation apparatus 100b with the exercise information of the affected hand rehabilitation apparatus 100a, the current state of the affected hand rehabilitation apparatus 100a may be displayed on the display 230.

The virtual reality rehabilitation training system having the above-described configuration enables the hand rehabilitation exercise of the patient by connecting a glove-type hand rehabilitation device to a commonly used output device, so that the hand rehabilitation exercise of the patient can be performed at any time and anywhere without space limitation. It may be possible.

In addition, the rehabilitation training system has a virtual reality-based rehabilitation training program, the patient is interested in rehabilitation therapy can actively exercise rehabilitation.

In addition, it is possible to set the difficulty of the rehabilitation operation according to the patient's affected hand state, to motivate the patient to rehabilitation treatment, and psychologically stable rehabilitation treatment.

Although one embodiment of the present invention has been described above, the spirit of the present invention is not limited to the embodiments set forth herein, and those skilled in the art who understand the spirit of the present invention, within the scope of the same idea, the addition of components Other embodiments may be easily proposed by changing, deleting, adding, and the like, but this will also fall within the spirit of the present invention.

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  1. A hand rehabilitation device worn on a patient's hand and capable of moving the patient's finger,
    A ring-shaped support ring worn on at least some of the fingers of the patient;
    A plurality of connection cables having one end coupled to the support ring respectively worn on the at least some fingers so as to match the at least some fingers one-to-one; And
    And a driving unit coupled to the other ends of the plurality of connection cables to control the plurality of connection cables.
     Hand rehabilitation device is formed to be driven differently from each other depending on the length of the at least some fingers of the plurality of connection cables.
  2. The method of claim 1,
    The driving unit
    A driving motor for driving a plurality of gears provided to be matched one-to-one with the plurality of connection cables by coupling to one rotation shaft;
    A control unit for controlling the driving motor; And
    And a power supply member for supplying power to the drive motor and the control unit.
  3. The method of claim 2,
    And the plurality of gears have different gear ratios or have different diameters such that the lengths of the plurality of connecting cables that are loosened or wound are different according to the length of the at least some fingers.
  4. The method of claim 3, wherein
    The driving unit further includes a housing in which the plurality of gears, the driving motor, and the control unit are embedded.
    Hand rehabilitation device is provided on both sides of the housing is provided with a fastening band detachable to the wrist of the patient.
  5. The method of claim 1,
    It further comprises a glove body consisting of a double structure of the outer shell and the endothelial,
    Hand rehabilitation device that the support ring and the connecting cable is embedded between the outer shell and the inner shell.
  6. The method of claim 1,
    The support ring is a hand rehabilitation device is formed with at least one connection hole through which the connection cable is coupled.
  7. The method of claim 1,
    And a cover member coupled to one end of the connection cable and worn at the end of the finger.
  8. The method of claim 7, wherein
    The cover member includes a magnetic member in an area or the whole located on the same plane as the palm of the patient,
    Is provided on the palm of the patient is provided with a rehabilitation assist member for forming a magnetic force with the magnetic member,
    And a hand rehabilitation device for applying a bending force to the finger of the patient by the magnetic force between the magnetic member and the rehabilitation assisting member when the patient bends the finger.
  9. The method of claim 1,
    And the support ring and the connection cable are provided in a number corresponding to the finger of the patient.
  10. A hand rehabilitation device according to any one of claims 1 to 9, respectively, worn on the patient's healthy side and the affected side;
    A content providing unit for storing necessary rehabilitation training content according to the patient's affected state;
    An integrated control unit for interlocking the healthy hand rehabilitation device and the affected hand rehabilitation device with the content providing unit and controlling driving of the healthy hand rehabilitation device and the affected hand rehabilitation device according to the content selected by the patient; And
    Virtual rehabilitation training system including a hand rehabilitation device including a; display unit for displaying the rehabilitation training status to the patient to check with the eye.
  11. The method of claim 10,
    And the integrated control unit includes a hand rehabilitation device for driving the affected hand rehabilitation device by transmitting an exercise signal of the healthy hand rehabilitation device moving along the provided rehabilitation training content to the affected hand rehabilitation device.
  12. The method of claim 10,
    Further comprising a mode selection unit for selecting a rehabilitation training mode of the hand rehabilitation device,
    The mode selector includes a general mode in which the affected hand rehabilitation device is driven in accordance with the provided rehabilitation training content, and a hand rehabilitation device including a symmetrical training mode in which the affected hand rehabilitation device is driven in accordance with the movement of the healthy hand rehabilitation device. Virtual Reality Rehabilitation Training System.
  13. The method of claim 10,
    The virtual reality rehabilitation training system including a hand rehabilitation device further comprises a storage unit for storing the exercise history of the healthy hand rehabilitation device and the affected hand rehabilitation device, the information of the healthy hand rehabilitation device and the affected hand rehabilitation device.
  14. (A) the hand rehabilitation device of any one of claims 1 to 9 is respectively worn on the patient side and the affected side of the patient;
    (B) selecting the required rehabilitation training content and the difficulty of the rehabilitation training content according to the patient's affected state;
    (C) controlling driving of the healthy hand rehabilitation device and the affected hand rehabilitation device according to the content selected by the patient; And
    And displaying the rehabilitation training state on a display unit for the patient to visually check.
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