walking system

walking system

A complex device that enables patients with spinal injuries resulting in paralysis of the legs to walk. The device uses computer-controlled electrical stimulation to muscles so that walking may be accomplished. Each of these devices is made esp. for each patient, and their use is experimental.
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The ReWalk Exoskeletal Walking System for Persons with Paraplegia (VA_ReWalk).
Extra buses and trains are being laid on and an army of volunteers, marshals and police officers will guide pedestrians around the city centre, including a one-way walking system through Paradise Forum.
The ReWalk is the result of this mission; it is walking system that will allow paraplegics to bring walking into their daily lives once again.
The effect of the hip control mechanism was quantified by comparing the [HNP.sub.open] with a walking system that combined bilateral SCKMs and open-loop FNS with the standard reciprocating bar of the IRGO (i.e., [HNP.sub.IRGO]).
The Nordic Walking Classes will be coached by Pete Edwards, owner/founder of www.SkiWalking.com and The American Nordic Walking System, and will introduce seniors to the 3 basic levels of Nordic Walking as developed by the American Nordic Walking System.
With the motion adjustment in the lateral plane, the robot walking system can walk front and back, left and right with a small step length.
The Hound-a-Bout hands-free dog walking system reportedly lets you do both at the same time.
A key component of the human walking system is the central pattern generator (CPG).
The Plus 15 Walking System is a network of enclosed sidewalks suspended 15ft above the ground.
This bodyweight-supported robotic walking system was instrumental in improving Andy's physical condition and walking ability.
After 3-1/2 months in the program, individuals participated in gait training in the FES walking system (Petrofsky and Smith, 1991).