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5 Technologies That Could End Paralysis – ReWalk


Posted in Research and Development by Chris Wiltz on July 3, 2014

  5 Technologies That Could End Paralysis – ReWalk


ReWalk

In June the ReWalk Personal System created by ReWalk Robotics became the first product of its type to be approved by FDA. The exoskeleton is designed for home use and allows patients with spinal cord injury (SCI) to stand and walk. Using a wearable brace support coupled with a computerized control system and motion sensors, the ReWalk mimics the natural walking gait. Studies have shown the ReWalk also facilliates cardiovascular, fat loss, lean muscle building, and improved bowel function benefits in patients. In 2012 a paralyzed woman in the UK was able to complete the London marathon while wearing the ReWalk.
 

 

 

 

  


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