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Matt Ficarra has been paralyzed from the chest down since an accident three years ago, but that didn’t stop him from walking down the aisle at his wedding. 92 more words
Marine Capt. Derek Herrera is walking.
That’s newsworthy because he was paralyzed from the chest down in June 2012 when he was shot in Afghanistan. Today he’s using ReWalk, invented in Israel by ReWalk Robotics. 50 more words
…Research into rehabilitation robotics has grown rapidly and the number of therapeutic rehabilitation robots has expanded dramatically during the last two decades. Robotic rehabilitation therapy can deliver high-dosage and high-intensity training, making it useful for patients with motor disorders caused by stroke or spinal cord disease. 210 more words
“If you can’t get rid of the skeleton in your closet, you’d best teach it to dance.” George Bernard Shaw
A skeleton is the supporting structure of an organism and two types can be identified: the exoskeleton (outer part) and the endoskeleton (support structure inside the body). 377 more words