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news.aamc.org — January 08, 2019

Helping paralyzed patients walk again

From Iron Man-like suits to implanted electrical stimulators, scientific breakthroughs hold out new hope for people with spinal cord injuries. Jeff Marquis, a professional chef, loved nothing better than snowboarding, hiking, and mountain biking on the trails near his...

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Veterans Health Administration — March 28th, 2017

Robotic Brace for Veterans of Spinal Cord Injury

Veteran Brandon Myers removes his shoes from a wheelchair he used to harness an exoskeleton walking device In a series of thumps, whirrs and clattering noises, Brandon Myers was able to achieve what his body would no longer let...

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The Medical Futurist — January 21, 2016

Paralyzed People Walk Again: A Dutch story

When I saw Amanda Boxtel standing up from her wheelchair and walking around with an exoskeleton around her body, the fact that exoskeletons have become real hit me. For years, movies have featured these robotic structures that carry people...

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APNewsbreak — December 17, 2015

APNewsbreak: VA to provide robotic legs to paralyzed vets

The Department of Veterans Affairs has agreed to pay for robotic legs that could allow scores of paralyzed veterans with spinal cord injuries to walk again. Veterans have been petitioning the VA to do this because many cannot afford...

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Boston Herald — July 24, 2015

Exoskeleton suit helps patient walk into future

Paralyzed man heads for home For the first time in three years, Cory Cook is able to walk after becoming the first patient at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital to take home a ReWalk Robotic exoskeleton suit. A diving accident left...

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