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Wonder When and If

01/14/2021 10:07 AM

I wonder when the exoskeleton robots will be available to help a person with Parkinsons stay upright and walk. I have Parkinsons and would love to work with someon on doing that.

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Re: Wonder when and if

01/14/2021 10:57 AM

There are some attempts that are being used in conjunction with some physical therapy programs using soft robotic tech mainly used in gait training muscle memory rehab....

https://www.healthline.com/health-news/hip-hugging-exosuit-using-ai-makes-walking-and-running-easier#What-is-an-exosuit?

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01/14/2021 8:51 PM

This goes a bit further with a price tag to match...

There are many types of exoskeletons available now in the marketplace, so you just need to find one that suites your needs....

https://exoskeletonreport.com/product/honda-walking-assist/

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