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Introducing the Clinician’s Corner Blog!

Welcome to our blog! As we move to a world that is increasingly digital, the team at ReWalk Robotics has been hard at work finding new ways to share educational, inspirational, and newsworthy content. This blog will focus on exoskeletons, exo-suits, and other robotic developments to provide gait training and mobility for people with disabilities. […]

Ep 24: Wheelchair Selection and Positioning

How can clinicians best advocate for their patients to help ensure successful wheelchair selection and positioning? Hear from Kyle Walker, MHA, ATP from VGM Homelink as he discusses his thought process in Episode 24 of ReWalk’s Topics in NeuroRehabilitation web series. Kyle shares insights into how he evaluates patients’ needs for complex rehabilitation technologies and […]

What is the ReWalk Clinic Day Program?

At ReWalk Robotics we know that it is not always feasible for clinics to purchase highly specialized equipment to treat a niche neurological patient population. And we are especially sympathetic in a year with a global pandemic that has drastically reduced capital budgets. That’s why we offer programs such as the ReWalk Clinic Day. Through […]

What is an exosuit, and how does it work?

Exosuits vs Exoskeletons The ReStore Exo-Suit is a brand new kind of robotic gait training solution for clinics. Unlike a traditional exoskeleton, exosuits are made of soft, flexible fabrics, and do not contain rigid supporting structures that can restrict movement. This allows the exosuit to provide targeted assistance that synchronizes with changes in the patient’s […]

Kathleen ODonnell

Massed Practice and Activity Based Therapy for Neurorehabilitation

In Episode 23, Rebecca Martin, OTR/L, OTD from the International Center for Spinal Cord Injury at the Kennedy Krieger Institute highlights some of the challenges that clinicians face in achieving high volumes of repetitions during activity-based rehab following neurological injury, and introduces some techniques for combining modalities like NMES or movement biofeedback in order to […]

The ReStore Exo-Suit for Stroke Rehabilitation – The Clinic’s Perspective

The ReStore Exo-Suit is a first-of-its-kind solution designed to improve gait training during stroke rehabilitation. Watch this video for the initial impressions and experiences with using this device from Brooks Rehabilitation. Reach us here to learn more about the ReStore Exo-Suit and to schedule a demonstration for your clinic. Also, subscribe to our Clinician’s Corner […]

How Can I Try the ReStore Exo-Suit as a Patient?

We’re so glad you asked! To assist with this conversation, we have created a ReStore Information Packet that you can download and print to give, or email, to your clinicians to help them learn more about the ReStore technology and learn how incorporating ReStore into their treatment programs can help their patients. The ReStore Exo-Suit […]

Kathleen ODonnell

Total Body Fat Mass Reduction with Exoskeleton Use

How does regular exoskeleton use affect body mass composition for individuals with SCI? Watch this clip to hear from VA researcher Pierre Asselin as he discusses some of his recently published research measuring metabolic activity during exoskeleton use and subsequent reductions in total body fat mass for regular exoskeleton users. This is a highlighted clip […]

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) Publishes Briefing on ReStore Soft Exo-Suit in the UK

Experts outline potential for improved stroke patient outcomes, cost-effectiveness through use of the ReStore device in the rehabilitation setting MARLBOROUGH, Mass., March 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — ReWalk Robotics, Ltd. (Nasdaq: RWLK) (“ReWalk” or the “Company”), a manufacturer of robotic medical devices for individuals with lower limb disabilities, today announced its ReStore Soft Exo-Suit was the subject of a recent […]

ReWalk Enters Contract with BKK Mobil Oil health insurance fund for the supply of ReWalk exoskeleton to eligible persons with spinal cord injury in Germany

This supply contract is the first between ReWalk and a German company health insurance fund MARLBOROUGH, Mass. and BERLIN, March 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — ReWalk Robotics, Ltd. (Nasdaq: RWLK) (“ReWalk” or the “Company”), a leading manufacturer of robotic medical devices for people with lower extremity disabilities, today announced it has entered into a contract with BKK Mobil Oil Insurance to provide ReWalk Personal […]

Preparing Patients for Their ReWalk Trial

Over the years of introducing clinicians and patients to ReWalk, we have seen firsthand the importance of preparation. There are steps ReWalk candidates can take to set themselves up for a successful session, including both mental and physical preparation. To assist with this, we have created a resource for clinicians to provide their patients before […]

Elements of Gait

Best of luck to all of the neuro therapists who are planning on sitting for this year’s upcoming NCS exams! In case you need a break from practice exams, check out this week’s highlight clip featuring Naseem Chatiwalla, PT, MS, DPT, NCS as she breaks down the elements of gait training in neuro rehab and […]

What is Paretic Propulsion, and Why Does it Matter?

Watch this highlighted clip to hear from Kathleen O’Donnell as she takes us through an exercise to help us understand the relationships between ankle plantarflexion, trailing limb angle, and forward propulsion in the gait cycle, and highlights why it is so important to retrain for effective propulsion symmetry in patients post-stroke. These principles are the […]

How Can Exo-Suits Augment Conventional Gait Training After Stroke?

In this highlighted clip, Franchino Porciuncula, EdD, PT, DScPT from the Harvard John A Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences presents a case study that compares biomechanical and clinical outcomes from conventional and exo-suit augmented gait training. You can also learn more about updates to Franchino’s research in his poster presentation at this year’s […]