This Amazing Device Just Made Wheelchairs Obsolete for Paraplegics

This Amazing Device Just Made Wheelchairs Obsolete for Paraplegics

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parapelegic device is Segway-like The young man in this video looks like he’s riding a Segway. But Yusuf Akturkoglu was paralyzed after falling from a horse five years ago, and he’s being mobilized by an amazing device invented by Turkish scientists. It’s going to change lives.

It’s called the Tek Robotic Mobilization Device, and it not only allows people who can’t walk get around more independently than any device has before, but it also helps them stand up on their own, which is crucial for maintaining basic health functions in people who have spinal cord injuries.

(READ the story in Gizmodo.com)

Thanks to Nancy Peske for submitting the link!

 

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