Monday, March 5, 2012

Kessler Foundation gets Ekso, a robotic exoskeleton

A week ago Kessler Foundation, a Model Systems location, became the second rehabilitation research center in the U.S. to implement Ekso, a wearable, robotic battery-powered exoskeleton that allows wheelchair users with lower-extremity weakness to stand and walk. The product is made by Ekso Bionics, and is being distributed to the company's ten charter partners-including Kessler Foundation, for further testing. Shepherd Center, another Model System,  will also be piloting the Ekso Skeleton as well..

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