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19 June 2017

SEE: Robotic device helps people to walk again

For many people it can be challenging to learn how to walk again after sustaining an injury.

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Most of us never question our ability to walk.

We use our legs to get to work, exercise and enjoy relaxing strolls in the park.

According to a Health24 article, walking has many health benefits, and can help prevent diseases like:

  • Diabetes
  • Dementia
  • Heart disease
  • Arthritis
  • Depression

For many people it can be challenging to learn how to walk again after sustaining an injury.

It can also be frustrating and limiting to suddenly not have freedom of movement.

Luckily automobile manufacturer Honda has developed a robotic walking assistant device to help rehabilitate patients who have lost the use of their legs. See details in the video below:

 
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