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Customized Assistive Devices for People With Spinal Cord Injuries

Published: October 11, 2011

The first active orthosis prototype, developed at the UPC, assists muscles affected by incomplete spinal cord injury.

A team from the Department of Mechanical Engineering and the Biomedical Engineering Research Centre (CREB) of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. BarcelonaTech (UPC) has developed an active knee-ankle orthosis to assist gait in people with incomplete spinal cord injury. The project is being carried out in collaboration with the University of A Coruña and the University of Extremadura.