Rehabilitation

07.08.14
ReWalk rehab exoskeleton goes home with a patient
07.08.14

ReWalk rehab exoskeleton goes home with a patient

The FDA may have only cleared the ReWalk exoskeleton for home use just two weeks ago, but it's alr...

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11.18.13
Honda starts testing Walking Assist device in large-scale US trials
11.18.13

Honda starts testing Walking Assist device in large-scale US trials

Honda's Walking Assist is finally getting a large-scale test run in the US. The company has start...

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04.10.13
vi-RABT improves ankle rehabilitation with virtual reality and robotics
04.10.13

vi-RABT improves ankle rehabilitation with virtual reality and robotics

We obviously love our gadgets around here. But, as worked up as we get for things with octa-core p...

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03.22.13
RISE:2013 highlights: Kinect rehab, Lego lobsters, 3D printed tech and more
03.22.13

RISE:2013 highlights: Kinect rehab, Lego lobsters, 3D printed tech and more

We were excited and honored when the administration at Northeastern University asked us to help ju...

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02.11.13
Cyberdyne's robotic HAL suit marches into Japan hospital trials
02.11.13

Cyberdyne's robotic HAL suit marches into Japan hospital trials

While climbing mountains and helping disabled tourists are fine pursuits, Cyberdyne's HAL robot su...

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12.14.12
SuperPop Project develops game for children with motor skills impairments, aided by Microsoft's Kinect (video)
12.14.12

SuperPop Project develops game for children with motor skills impairments, aided by Microsoft's Kinect (video)

The tools available to therapists tasked with helping children with motor skills impairments impro...

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10.12.12
NASA and IHMC building X1 exoskeleton to give us a lift, keep us fit in space and on Earth
10.12.12

NASA and IHMC building X1 exoskeleton to give us a lift, keep us fit in space and on Earth

It's hard to deny the appeal of a space-bound robot like NASA's Robonaut 2, fears of subversion no...

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08.12.12
Vikings' Adrian Peterson rehabs using specially-designed games
08.12.12

Vikings' Adrian Peterson rehabs using specially-designed games

Adrian Peterson, star running back for the Minnesota Vikings, suffered a torn ACL in December 2011....

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07.18.12
Vibrating glove gives piano lessons, helps rehab patients regain finger sensation and motor skills
07.18.12

Vibrating glove gives piano lessons, helps rehab patients regain finger sensation and motor skills

We've seen a good number of electronic gloves before, and now researchers at Georgia Tech have dev...

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