October 2, 2012

Kinetic Orthosis Aids Walking

The Kickstart Kinetic Orthosis was is intended for use in those who have walking issues or spinal chord injuries. Consisting of a hip belt, upright supports and custom molded insoles, the device stores kinetic energy from the legs and uses it to propel the foot. Lightweight, no batteries or other attachments are needed. After a physician must recommends one, the patient gets a custom fit through Cadence Biomedical.

Via Cadence Biomedical

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at October 2, 2012 11:38 AM
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