On February 14th, 2012, Ekso Bionics delivered it’s first commercial Exoskeleton to Craig Hospital in Denver.  Technology has come a long way when a person with a spinal cord injury can essentially strap on robotic legs that enable them to stand and yes, to walk. 

 

 

 

Imagine the possiblities this could bring to the life of someone with a spinal cord injury.  I couldn’t stop reading when a friend sent me the link to Ekso Bionic’s announcment on Marketwire. Judging by their test results, I think it’s incredibly exciting news for the rehabilitation of paraplegic, quadriplegic and other spinal cord injury related patients.

 

 

 

How cool is that!

 

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