Monday, May 17, 2021

Tag: ReWalk

EKSO Bionics Exoskeleton

Robotics are helping paralyzed people walk again, but the price tag is huge

Ashley Barnes was 35 years old when doctors told her she would never walk again. A botched spinal procedure in 2014 paralyzed her from the waist down. The Tyler, Tex., resident had been an avid...

Quadriplegic Israeli Inventor Designs Device That Allows Him to Stand

Nearly everyone knows about ReWalk, the revolutionary robotic exoskeleton invented in Israel that allows paraplegics to stand, walk, and even navigate steps and run marathons. Ironically, ReWalk inventor Amit Goffer cannot use his own device...

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...