Benefits

ReWalk users find their lives impacted in many significant ways. Among them are:

  • Overcoming some of the practical challenges associated with a wheel chair;
  • Increased exercise with its associated benefits occurs more easily;
  • And life connections are enhanced by the ability to address people at eye level, engage in conversations more directly and even the ability to hug standing up.

Some expected benefits would include:

Practical:

  • Upright Walking
  • All day mobility
  • Access to buildings and areas without ramps
  • Performing tasks like cooking and work bench activities
  • Ability to reach objects in high places
  • Increased independence

Life Connections:

  • Eye to eye conversations
  • Participation in standing environments such as receptions, during presentations or a visit in a bar
  • Going for a walk with friends and family

Health Benefits Currently Being Evaluated:

  • Effects on bone density
  • Decrease in % body fat
  • Improvements in cardiorespiratory function
  • Improved bowel/bladder function
  • Improved sitting posture
  • Decreased pain
  • Decreased spasticity