Author: Lauren Dudas

Gamification and Biofeedback in Rehabilitation

By nature as humans, we all want to succeed or to “win” at whatever it is we are doing. When we see a goal achieved OR even if we expect the goal to be achieved, the “reward system” in the brain is activated, releasing the neurotransmitter dopamine. Dopamine, aka the “feel-good hormone” or “pleasure chemical,” […]

Who Should Use the ReWalk Personal Exoskeleton?

This robotic exoskeleton was designed with the goal of allowing people to stand and walk within the home and community after sustaining a spinal cord injury. While the device does just that, there are a few physical and functional prerequisites that must be met beforehand to ensure patient success and safety. Indications The ReWalk is intended for use on people […]