Sunday, January 16, 2011

Bionic Legs—1500 Years After the Wheelchair

More than 1500 years since the invention of the wheelchair, there is new hope that those paralyzed by everything from car accidents to sniper’s bullets can walk again.

The Israeli made “Rewalk” has just received F-D-A approval and soon will help wounded American soldiers get back on their feet. The device is a set of mechanical legs attached to a backpack battery system that allows a paralyzed patient to “walk” all day.

Read more HERE.
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