Wearable ‘Neural Sleeve’ Counters Foot Drop, Aids Mobility in Study

Wearable ‘Neural Sleeve’ Counters Foot Drop, Aids Mobility in Study

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Wearable ‘Neural Sleeve’ Counters Foot Drop, Aids Mobility in Study

People in a Neural Sleeve gait study were reported to show an “average improvement” of 143% in foot drop, a common symptom of multiple sclerosis (MS) and other conditions that hinder mobility, its developer, Cionic, reports. The wearable “bionic” device — which analyzes, predicts, and augments a person’s movement — is designed to help people with such conditions move about with greater ease and independence. Results from this San Francisco-area study and other tests are expected to support…

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