Madonna Rehabilitation Hospitals

Movement and Neurosciences Center of Excellence

Movement and Neurosciences Facilities

The Chapin Gait and Motion Lab serves people with medical conditions due to strokes, spinal cord injuries, brain injuries, amputations, diabetes, multiple sclerosis and cerebral palsy. This 1,644-square-foot lab contains state-of-the-art technology for evaluating movement function. 

  • Twelve Oqus digital infared cameras
  • Four force platforms
  • Wired and wireless electromyography system
  • Electronic timing system
  • Metabolic measurement system
  • Biodex system for quantifying strength
  • Sixteen-foot electronic walkway for recording stride characteristics during walking
  • Computerized dynamic posturography
  • 100-foot runway with overhead safety support track
  • High-speed computer network

The lab's hardware is augmented by software packages including: 

  • Qualisys Track Manager
  • Visual 3D Professional
  • Chaos Data Analyzer
  • Delsys EMG Works
  • EMG Analyzer
  • Sigma Plot
  • Novel Electronics
  • XSensor Medical 
  • SIMM
  • Matlab
  • Labview
  • WinDaq/Pro
  • InnerView Research
  • Endnote
  • Microsoft Office
  • Judith M. Burnfield, PhD, PT

    Director, Institute for Rehabilitation Science and Engineering

  • Guilherme (Gui) M. Cesar, PhD

    Assistant Research Director, Movement and Neurosciences Center
    Lincoln Campus

  • Thad Buster, MS

    Chief Research Analyst, Movement and Neurosciences Center of Excellence
    Lincoln Campus

  • Sonya Irons, PT, DPT, CCS

    Research Physical Therapist
    Lincoln Campus