Today we are sharing a fascinating patent from Medtronic. (As mentioned, we are featuring 50 foundational Pervasive Neurotech patents, from older to newer by issue date)
U.S. Patent No. 8,121,694: Therapy control based on a patient movement state
- Assignee(s): Medtronic, Inc.
- Inventor(s): Gregory F. Molnar, Steven S. Gill, Keith A, Miesel, Mark S. Lent, Timothy J. Denison, Eric J. Panken, Carl D. Wahlstrand, Jonathan C. Werder
- Technology Category: Neuro-monitoring
- Issue Date: February 21, 2012
The ‘694 patent discloses methods to treat patients afflicted with movement or other neurodegenerative disorders through brain-signal feedback. [Read more…] about Augmenting physiotherapy via neurofeedback and neurostimulation: Key neurotechnology patent #43