Next Generation Wearable Robot for Rehabilitation
With the support of donors like you, Kessler Foundation researchers have been studying wearable robotic exoskeletons in people with paralysis and weakness, and gathering data on the effects of walking in these devices, since 2011.
Now, they have used their findings to secure a generous federal grant from the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living and Rehabilitation Research.
Kessler Foundation’s Blog
By Nancy Chiaravalloti, PhD, Denise Krch, PhD, and Andrea Gagliano, MS TBI researchers at Kessler Foundation
According to the Centers for Disease Control, at least 5.3 million Americans need long-term or lifelong help with their activities of daily living as a result of traumatic brain injury (TBI). Their families are often their primary custodians. With caregiving comes considerable physical and emotional burdens and a decline... read more->