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Table 3 Glossary of terms for modes of rehabilitation

From: Soft robotic devices for hand rehabilitation and assistance: a narrative review

Mode Description
Active Resistance (AR) Patient attempts to exercise hand against a resistive force from the device
Continuous Passive Motion (CPM) Patient is subjected to repetitive motion by the device
Task Specific Training (TST) Patient is given a specific action to complete (ie grabbing a ball) while the device provides assistance
Virtual Reality (VR) Patient is placed in a virtual reality while the device assists in various activities