GaitMaster 5 Restores Mobility To The Partially Paralyzed

GaitMaster 5 Restores Mobility To The Partially Paralyzed
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In what could be a welcomed news for partially paralyzed patients, researchers have developed a machine which can restore some mobility in their bodies.

Naresh Kumar
  • 25 march 2010

A Japanese research team has developed a machine that could potentially restore the walking ability of partially paralyzed stroke victims. Called the GaitMaster 5, the machine has motion platforms that can move a patient’s feet both forward to create a walking stride, and upward to simulate stair climbing.

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