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Watch this highlighted clip to hear from Franchino Porciuncula, EdD, PT, DScPT as he describes the enhanced gains in gait speed and distance when training in physical therapy with the addition of the ReStore Exo-Suit. He notes that the impressive gains seen occurred after only two weeks of training. You can learn more about the ReStore Exo-Suit here. This […]
Hear from Dr. Christopher Cirnigliaro, Ph.D., CEP, CBDT, Senior Research Coordinator at the VA RR&D National Center for the Medical Consequences of Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) at the James J. Peters VA Medical Center in the Bronx, NY as he discusses recent research examining bone health after SCI. Learn about the current methods being utilized […]
What do ReWalkers mean when they say that the ReWalk Personal Exoskeleton is “more than walking”? This week’s highlighted clip features Lucy Dodd, a ReWalk user in the UK, as she describes some of the benefits that she experiences as a result of her regular exoskeleton use at home and in her community, including improvements […]
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?”
What’s new in the world of Spinal Cord Stimulation research? Watch this month’s episode of Topics in NeuroRehabilitation to hear from Dr. Rebecca Martin, OTR/L, OTD from the International Center for Spinal Cord Injury at the Kennedy Krieger Institute as she discusses recent research examining the use and feasibility of transcutaneous spinal cord stimulation (TSCS) […]
How many steps per day do patients typically take in locomotor training programs? (Hint: not as many as we would like!) Hear from Dr. Esquenazi, CMO of MossRehab, as he discusses the key principles and limitations of traditional locomotor training programs in neurorehabilitation, and the reasons he feels robotics for rehabilitation are an ideal tool […]
May is Stroke Awareness Month! In recognition of this important topic, this week’s highlighted clip focuses on how therapists can help to maximize patients’ walking recovery and improve community reintegration after a stroke. Hear from Professor Lou Awad, PT, DPT, PhD from Boston University as he discusses the importance of emphasizing paretic propulsion during gait […]
How can local clinics help to get their clients evaluated for their own personal exoskeleton? Hear from Kathryn Vaughn, PT, DPT as she discusses the ReWalk Clinic Day program. After pre-screening candidates, ReWalk team members can help to arrange a designated clinic day at your facility to trial interested individuals with spinal cord injuries in […]
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 […]
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 […]
Episode 21 of Topics in NeuroRehabilitation features Judy Meier, PT from MYOLYN, who talks about the benefits of Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) cycling programs in both the clinic and home environments.
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.
In Episode 17, Dr. Lisa Charbonneau, Chief Medical Officer at Encompass Health, talks about how rehabilitation is an essential service and dives into some specifics of how the Encompass Health care system has continued to deliver high quality rehabilitative care throughout the global pandemic.
In Episode 13, Franchino Porciuncula, EdD, PT, DScPT summarizes a clinical study which examines the effects of exo-suit augmented gait training with conventional gait training for individuals after stroke.
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.