The Use of Vibration to Neutralize the Parkinson Disease Hand Tremor
Berríos Santiago, Eloy A.
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Today there are some treatments available for the Parkinson Disease. Even though there is no standard treatment for the disease, because it’s progressive and has no cure, there are some technologies that help the patients with their daily routine. Early symptoms of Parkinson's disease are usually mild and generally occur gradually. As the disease progresses, it begins to interrupt daily activities. The most common symptoms are tremors, especially in the arm. In this project, a simulation of a hand tremor will be carried out, and three motors will be used in order to determine which one neglects the vibration of the hand; the Coin-type, the Bar-type and the Uxcell motor. The Uxcell motor has less angular frequency, 25 rads/sec, and was able to reduce, in a more efficient way, the vibration of the hand. Key Term - Angular frequency, Motor acceleration, Parkinson and vibration amplitude.