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The design of a new laser acupuncture instrument based on internet
Author(s): Chengwei Li; Jiguang Liu; Zhen Huang; Zhigao Jin
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Paper Abstract

Laser acupuncture defined as the stimulation of traditional acupuncture points with low-intensity, non-thermal laser irradiation and the therapeutic use of laser acupuncture is rapidly gaining in popularity. As recovery instrument, physiotherapy instrument has a long curing period but perfect curative effect; furthermore, the treatment scheme needs to he revised on the basis of exchanges between patients and medical staff. In this paper a new laser acupuncture instrument based on Internet is designed. This multi-functional visual physiotherapy system based on embedded TCP/IP protocol, is further developed, which can realize visual real-time communication between patients and doctors with the help of Internet. Patients can enjoy professional medical care at home. Therefore, the equipment is suitable to those where specialists are needed; such as villages, towns, communities, small private clinics, and those families applicable. For such equipment, the key is to design an embedded networked module. The solution of this paper is to design the Ethernet interface based on DSP.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 June 2006
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 6344, Advanced Laser Technologies 2005, 63441O (10 June 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.694423
Show Author Affiliations
Chengwei Li, Yanshan Univ. (China)
China Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine (China)
Jiguang Liu, Yanshan Univ. (China)
Zhen Huang, Yanshan Univ. (China)
Zhigao Jin, China Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine (China)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6344:
Advanced Laser Technologies 2005
Ivan A. Shcherbakov; Kexin Xu; Qingyue Wang; Alexander V. Priezzhev; Vladimir I. Pustovoy, Editor(s)

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