robotic aid


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robotic aid

Any electronically controlled device that assists a person to perform tasks of living, locomotion, or to systematically guide movement of the extremities to regain movement.
See also: aid
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The paper, published online in the New England Journal of Medicine, provides the best evidence yet that stroke sufferers in a controlled study can regain limb movement long after an injury, through intensive therapy with specially trained personnel and newly created robotic aids.
Robots are going to increasingly form part of our daily lives - for instance robotic aids used in hospitals or much later down the road sophisticated machines that we will have working in our homes.
French companies, taking advantage of recent advances in technology, are getting into the business of offering robotic aids for the elderly and handicapped, according to a French research and development commission.