Benefits

ReWalk users find their lives impacted in many significant ways. Among them are:Benefits1

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