Exoskeletons transforming recovery for patients
Exoskeletons are no longer the fodder for science fiction – they are beginning to enter the mainstream.
Researchers are looking at exoskeletons as a means for phsyiotherapy, for example in stroke victims who have trouble moving their arms.
An exoskeleton is a wearable machine that assists people with movement, building strength and endurance.
Sam King tested out the tech to find out more.
Dr. Peter Puya Abolfath- Inventor, Exoflex
Dr. Marc Carmichael- Lecturer, School of Electrical Mechanical and Mechatronic Systems, Unviersity of Technology Sydney
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