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Robotic CORBYS platform uses patient feedback to help stroke victims walk again

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A rendering of the CORBYS platform – the leg orthosis is at the left

Of the various effects that a stroke can have on a person, one of the most common is paralysis of one side of the body – needless to say, this has a severe impact on the victim’s ability to walk. Treatment often consists of therapists retraining the person’s body by repeatedly lifting their legs, guiding them through a proper walking pattern. The EU-funded CORBYS project aims to make such therapy easier for everyone involved by using a powered orthosis to move the patient’s legs in response to feedback from their brain. .. Continue Reading Robotic CORBYS platform uses patient feedback to help stroke victims walk again

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