Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Tag: Exoskeleton

How Exoskeletons Can Help People With Paraplegia Walk Again

The spinal cord is, quite literally, the central way in which the human body works. It is a key piece of the human puzzle, connecting the brain to the rest of the body via...

Spinal Cord Injury: Pros and cons of robotic exoskeletons

Robotic exoskeletons have emerged as a helpful rehabilitation tool for disabled and people suffering from several health-related consequences after a spinal cord injury (SCI). Exoskeletons are wearable robotic units, controlled by computer boards to power...

Neuroprosthetic Enables Tetraplegic Patient to Walk

A tetraplegic is one who has suffered partial or total loss of use of all four limbs and torso. Each year, it is estimated that 250,000 to 500,000 people worldwide suffer a spinal cord injury,...

The Lancet Neurology: Pioneering study suggests that an exoskeleton for tetraplegia could be feasible

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1GyJBBB8O_M A 4-limb robotic system controlled by brain signals helped a tetraplegic man to move his arms and walk using a ceiling-mounted harness for balance A four-limb robotic system controlled by brain signals helped a tetraplegic...

This Neural Implant Accesses Your Brain Through the Jugular Vein

The brain-computer interface lets paralyzed people type using their thoughts. Brain-Computer Interface For the first time, doctors are preparing to test a brain-computer interface that can be implanted onto a human brain, no open surgery required. The...
International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Kessler Foundation Highlights Research Advances at 2018 UN International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Foundation demonstrates the application of wearable robotics for individuals with spinal cord injury at United Nations program, The Art of the Possible Each year, the United Nations commemorates the International Day of Persons with Disabilities...

Brain-controlled robot helps people learn to walk again

https://youtu.be/NrwKuRVOfBw A new robotic treatment device helping people with spinal cord injuries learn to walk again can only be found in one place in the United States; Brooks Rehabilitation in Jacksonville. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A...

This hand exoskeleton for people with paralysis can be controlled by brainwaves

People with limited mobility or paralysis could be able to use their hands again thanks to a robotic exoskeleton which can be controlled by brainwaves. The lightweight and portable devices are being developed in the...

Spinal Cord Research Participant Shares Journey to Recovery

https://youtu.be/9rTxxCbDmtU?t=9m53s Steve Adubato goes on-location to the Kessler Foundation’s 16th annual "Stroll ‘N Roll" and speaks with Rosalie Hannigan, a Kessler spinal cord research participant, about her accident and her journey to recover her mobility. Visit...

What’s the Latest in Spinal Cord Injury Technology?

Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) patients come to Burke’s inpatient acute rehabilitation program directly from the hospital/trauma center where they were treated and stabilized to prevent further damage to the spinal cord. Once at Burke,...