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‘Wearable robots’ give improved mobility to people who are paralyzed

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When Michael Gore stands, it’s a triumph of science and engineering.

Diana Petschauer‘s insight:


"The technology has many nicknames. Besides “wearable robot,” the inventions also are called “electronic legs” or “powered exoskeletons.” This version, called Indego, is among several competing products being used and tested in U.S. rehab hospitals that hold promise not only for people such as Gore with spinal injuries, but also those recovering from strokes or afflicted with multiple sclerosis and cerebral palsy."

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