Corina Schuster


Corina Schuster is the vice head of the research department at the Reha Rheinfelden. She has more than 13 years of clinical experience as a physiotherapist in neurological rehabilitation of patients with lesions of the central nervous system. Corina Schuster joined the physiotherapy department at the Reha Rheinfelden rehabilitation centre in 2000 and the research department in 2002 and in 2005, she received her Master degree in Physiotherapy Science from Maastricht University, the Netherlands. Since 2006 she has also been a PhD student at the School of Health and Social Care at Oxford Brookes University, UK. Corina Schuster regularly teaches research methods and supervises final student projects at the University of Applied Science Bern/Basel. Her research interests focus on stroke rehabilitation methods, e.g. motor imagery, exoskeleton therapy robots, and visuo-motor stroke therapy in virtual environments using movement sensors for arm and hand rehabilitation, as well as assessments and measurement devices to evaluate the stroke recovery process.

  • Physiotherapy in neurorehabilitation (Stroke, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, Spinal Cord Injury)
  • Motor imagery
  • Exoskeleton therapy robots
  • Assessments to measure motor function impairments and recovery
  • Clinical study management
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