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Exoskeleton Helps People Paralysed Walk


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Exoskeleton Helps People Paralysed Walk

A new body suit serves as an exoskeleton called eLEGS. It is designed as a rehabilitation device to help restore walking function to people with spinal cord injuries, as well as improving blood circulation and digestion. It is being readied for clinical trials by Berkeley Bionics.

The suit consists of a backpack-mounted controller connected to robotic legs. It is driven by four motors, one for each hip and knee. Berkeley Bionics claims eLEGS has the largest range of knee flexion of any...
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