FDA Clears Robotic Legs for Some Paralyzed People

June 26, 2014 10:12 PM

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Federal health regulators have approved a first-of-a-kind set of robotic leg braces that can help some disabled people walk again.

The ReWalk system functions like an exoskeleton for people paralyzed from the waist down, allowing them to stand and walk with assistance from a caretaker.

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