Friday, April 16, 2021

Tag: Exoskeleton

Ekso competitor unveils lightest robotic suit ever

After inventing the first-ever untethered bionic exoskeleton, he broke from his former company. Now this inventor is back with another breakthrough. The man behind the first untethered bionic exoskeleton is back with a new robotic...

Measuring severity of spinal cord injuries

Injuries to the spinal cord partially or completely disrupt the neural pathways between the brain and the limbs. The consequences for the representation of the affected limbs in the brain can be drastic. Researchers...

FDA Clears Parker’s Indego® Exoskeleton for Clinical, Personal Use

State-of-the-Art Device Allows Individuals with Spinal Cord Injury to Stand and Walk; Regulatory Clearances in USA and Europe Pave the Way for Commercialization CLEVELAND, March 10, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Parker Hannifin Corporation (NYSE: PH),...

Do the Paralyzed Have a Medical Right to This $70K Exoskeleton?

American insurance providers are being faced with an interesting health care debate: Should walking be considered a need? At the center of this debate are exoskeletons — motorized devices that allows those with spinal cord...

Bionic spinal cord offers new hope to the paralysed

“Bionic spinal cord” could give extra function and mobility to users of mobility assist devices. A ‘revolutionary’ device implanted in a brain blood vessel may one day enable people with spinal cord injuries to walk...

Kessler Foundation and NJIT Secure $5M Grant to Study Wearable Robots

A joint team from Kessler Foundation and the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) is developing new applications for wearable robotic exoskeleton devices with a $5 million federal grant from the National Institute on...

Amy Van Dyken-Rouen, from Olympian to paraplegic to inspiration

Even when life becomes too hectic for Amy Van Dyken-Rouen, she finds a way to progress in her spinal cord rehabilitation. For 2 ½ months, she was traveling so extensively for speaking engagements that her...

The Year in Review: SCI Research Breakthroughs in 2015

As we cross the threshold into 2016, we are one step closer to our goal of finding a cure for paralysis. Moving full speed ahead towards that goal, Conquer Paralysis Now compiled a brief retrospective....

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Issues National Coverage Policy for ReWalk Robotics Exoskeleton Systems...

Landmark Policy Will Provide Veterans Across the U.S. with Access to Evaluation, Training and Supply of ReWalk Personal Systems YOKNEAM ILIT, Israel and MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Dec. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ReWalk Robotics Ltd. (Nasdaq: RWLK) ("ReWalk"), the leading global exoskeleton...

Wearable walk-assist gets green light for sale in Japan

TOKYO -- Japan's health ministry approved on Wednesday sale of a wearable walk-assist robot for use in medical facilities, underscoring the government's push to promote such products as part of growth strategy. The HAL for...