Robotics for Spinal Cord Injury
In this highlight video, Professor Shuo-Hsiu (James) Chang, PT, PhD talks through some of his ideas on how robotic technology can be introduced in SCI rehabilitation in different ways depending on the individual impairments and functional goals.
Exoskeleton and Exo-Suit Progression Strategies
In this highlight video Matt Giffhorn, PT, DPT, NCS from the Shirley Ryan Ability Lab answers one of the questions we hear a lot: “How can I maximize the benefits of an Exoskeleton or an Exo-Suit to make sure I continue to progress and challenge my neuro rehab patients?”
Ep 19: Body Mass Composition of Exoskeleton Users with SCI
In Episode 19, Pierre Asselin, MS, from the James J. Peters VA Medical Center in Bronx, NY gives a detailed overview of some of the metabolic and physiological responses his research group has reported in an analysis of US Veterans who are regular exoskeleton users.
Ep 12: Personal Exoskeleton Reimbursement Update
In Episode 12, Kathryn Vaughn, PT, DPT, Director of Product Management and Market Access for ReWalk Exoskeletons provides an update on ReWalk’s recent progress toward expanding market access to Powered Exoskeleton personal ownership within the US and Germany.
Leading German Private Health Insurer Enters Contract to Provide ReWalk Exoskeletons to Individuals with Spinal Cord Injuries
Supply contract is the Company’s first with a private health insurer in Germany MARLBOROUGH, Mass. and BERLIN and YOKNEAM ILIT, Israel, Dec. 10, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — 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 a German private health insurance company […]
Ep 07: Supporting Advanced Technology Use in the Clinic
Watch Episode 07 here. Christy Smitheran, PT, ATP speaks from her experience as the owner of her own physical therapy practice to show how clinic management can support and motivate their staff when transitioning to new advanced clinical practice technologies.
Ep 06: Clinical Problem Solving with Exoskeletons – Clinic to Community Use
Watch episode 06 here. Jill Butler, PT, DPT, NCS uses examples from successful ReWalkers to highlight some of the common challenges that patients with SCI and therapists can encounter during the exoskeleton training process.
Ep 04: Case Studies of Exo-Suits and Exoskeletons in Clinical Practice
Watch Episode 04 here. In this episode, Kristen Hohl, PT, DPT, NCS from the Shirley Ryan Ability Lab builds upon the framework introduced in Episode 3 and uses case examples of patients with diagnoses of Spinal Cord Injury and Stroke from her experience as a physical therapist.
Publication of research on using ReWalk at home and in the community
It’s so exciting to see research about exoskeleton use in the home and community!
Improvements in Bowel Function With Exoskeleton Assisted Walking
“It’s More Than Walking.”
Former Marine donates robotic legs to help others with spinal cord injuries
In December 2019, FOX5 San Diego joined us at VIP Neurorehabilitation Center for this special event. Watch their coverage here: SAN DIEGO — A former Marine captain severely injured in Afghanistan is donating his $100,000 ReWalk robotic legs so that others can walk again. Derek Herrera was one of the first patients with a spinal […]
ReWalk Announces Cigna as First Private US. Insurer to Adopt National Policy Change for Coverage of Personal Exoskeleton Devices
Cigna Transitions to Case-by-Case Review Process, Eliminating Non-Coverage Policy MARLBOROUGH, Mass. and YOKNEAM ILIT, Israel, Feb. 13, 2019 — ReWalk Robotics, Ltd. (Nasdaq: RWLK) (“ReWalk” or the “Company”), disclosed today that Cigna Corporation (NYSE:CI), a leading global health service company, has revised its policy regarding coverage of exoskeleton medical devices for persons with spinal cord injury (SCI). Cigna, which previously had a […]