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Wearable exoskeleton helps paraplegics walk

By Damir Beciri
6 Comments3 November 2012

vanderbilt-exoskeleton-brian-shaffeOver a year ago we reported about a smart lower-limb prosthetic developed by researchers at the Vanderbilt University, and they recently presented a powered exoskeleton that enables people with severe spinal cord injuries to perform tasks such as standing, walking, sitting and climbing stairs. Although these exoskeletons haven’t yet been approved for home use, their… »