Robotic Suit Enables Patients With Spinal Cord Injuries To Walk : News Photo

Robotic Suit Enables Patients With Spinal Cord Injuries To Walk

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NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 06: Forty three-year-old parapalegic Robert Woo walks with an exoskeleton device made by Ekso Bionics as Manuel Maldonado (L) looks on during a demonstration at the opening of the Rehabilitation Bionics Program at Mount Sinai Rehabilitation Center on December 6, 2012 in New York City. Woo is an architect who was paralyzed from the hips down during a construction accident and thought he would never walk again. The new strap-on exoskelton uses motors and sensors to physically move the legs. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
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NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 06: Forty three-year-old parapalegic Robert Woo walks with an exoskeleton device made by Ekso Bionics as Manuel Maldonado (L) looks on during a demonstration at the opening of the Rehabilitation Bionics Program at Mount Sinai Rehabilitation Center on December 6, 2012 in New York City. Woo is an architect who was paralyzed from the hips down during a construction accident and thought he would never walk again. The new strap-on exoskelton uses motors and sensors to physically move the legs. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
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