Exoskeleton http://wvxu.org en Paralyzed people are walking with robots at Drake http://wvxu.org/post/paralyzed-people-are-walking-robots-drake <P></P> <P>This is what actor Christopher Reeve dreamed of<STRONG>... a bionic machine that helps paralyzed people walk. </STRONG>Drake Center is one of 20 facilities in the world to have an Exoskeleton. It is kind of like a backpack with leg and foot support.</P> <P>Therapists program the parameters and paraplegics can walk slowly. Mon, 25 Mar 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Ann Thompson 10630 at http://wvxu.org Paralyzed people are walking with robots at Drake Paralyzed people can walk thanks to wearable robot http://wvxu.org/post/paralyzed-people-can-walk-thanks-wearable-robot <p>This is what actor Christopher Reeve dreamed of<strong>... a bionic machine that helps paralyzed people walk. </strong>Drake Center is one of 20 facilities in the world to have an Exoskeleton. It is kind of like a backpack with leg and foot support. Therapists program the parameters and paraplegics can walk slowly. For 29 year old Kevin Moeller, who's been in a wheelchair ten years, it gives him <strong>new freedom and the ability to have his natural height </strong>of six foot. Ann Thompson reports in "Focus on Technology."</p><p></p><p><strong> Fri, 22 Mar 2013 09:31:10 +0000 Ann Thompson 10582 at http://wvxu.org Paralyzed people can walk thanks to wearable robot