World’s first child-exoskeleton for spinal muscular atrophy

Posted by on June 8, 2016 2:40 pm
Categories: health

Researchers have introduced the world’s first infant exoskeleton which is designed to help children with spinal muscular atrophy, a degenerative illness. Weighing 12 kilos, the apparatus is made of aluminium and titanium, and is designed to help patients walk- in some cases for the first time.

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