New Low-Tech Approach to Exoskeleton

New Low-Tech Approach to Exoskeleton

We all know what exoskeletons look and sound like; we’ve been trained by Hollywood depictions ranging from Alien to Iron Man. Exoskeletons are big and clunky, like medieval suits of armor, and are accompanied by a symphony of whirring motors and hydraulic...
Walk Like You Used To

Walk Like You Used To

Progressive neuromuscular diseases such as muscular dystrophy and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) often rob patients of muscular control early on and get progressively worse, while spinal cord injury can halt mobility immediately. The loss of functional...
Workers Compensation Claims with Wearables

Workers Compensation Claims with Wearables

Wearable technology innovations are being integrated in care of critical injuries. According to One Call Care Management, wearable technology has the potential to impact claims costs, improve quality of life for seriously injured workers, and enhance workplace...
Magic 3D Printed Exoskeleton for Kids [video]

Magic 3D Printed Exoskeleton for Kids [video]

More than 50,000 children in the U.S. and more than 500,000 worldwide suffer from illness or conditions that weakens their muscles to the point that they they are unable to use their arms. Many tasks that we take for granted in a toddler — feeding themselves,...