Hybrid neuroprosthesis with power assist for walking in SCI
Ronald J. Triolo
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October 2016 -
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The objective of this project is to design, fabricate and evaluate a new, muscle-driven ambulatory assist system suitable for clinical testing in the home and community environments that maximizes the functional mobility of individuals with motor complete thoracic level spinal cord injury (SCI). Paralysis from SCI causes rapid degeneration of almost every major organ system. Commercially available externally powered robotic exoskeletons can begin to address such immobility in rehabilitation and...