Israeli Device Lets Paralyzed People Stand, Walk

Israeli Device Lets Paralyzed People Stand, Walk

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paralyzed man uses ReWalk deviceThe device known as the “ReWalk” which helps paralyzed patients stand and walk will soon become commercially available.

When Israeli entrepreneur Amit Goffer was paralyzed in a car crash in 1997, he went on a quest to help other victims walk again. He invented an alternative to the wheelchair: robotic “pants” that use sensors and motors to allow paralyzed patients to stand, walk and even climb stairs.

The upright walking assistance tool, even enables wheelchair users with lower-limb disabilities to climb stairs.

Watch a demonstration video from the company, or READ the full story at PhysOrg.com

Thanks to Andrew Norris for submitting the link

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