‘Wearable Cyborg’ Helps Improve Walking Ability, Muscle Strength

‘Wearable Cyborg’ Helps Improve Walking Ability, Muscle Strength

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‘Wearable Cyborg’ Helps Improve Walking Ability, Muscle Strength

A wearable cybernetic leg significantly improved the gait and ability to perform walking exercises of people with neuromuscular disorders, such as spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), as compared to a conventional hoist, according to a recent clinical trial. The trial’s results were published in an article, titled “Cybernic treatment with wearable cyborg Hybrid Assistive Limb (HAL) improves ambulatory function in patients with slowly progressive rare neuromuscular diseases: a multicentre, randomised, controlled crossover trial for efficacy and…

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