Device for rehabilitation after a stroke has created in Russia

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a New device that allows people to re-learn to walk after a stroke, spinal injuries and cerebral palsy, have appeared in Russia. About this newspaper “Izvestia”.

the basis – the effect of special currents, by which no pain in the spinal cord signals the necessary forces through the skin. The device is going to be used in conjunction with a suspension system capable of restraining the person in need to practice the position.

the New model will cost half the price of current exoskeletons. The device was tested on animals and volunteers. Clinical trials are scheduled for this year. It is expected that the industrial design released in 2021.

in stroke Rehabilitation involves the restoration of motor functions of the body lost due to the destruction of neurons in the brain. Now it is performed using special exoskeletons, however, this expensive equipment is not everywhere. It costs about three million rubles. In addition, analogs of exoskeleton mass is not produced.

In September, the U.S. provided the whisker robot smaller than a millimeter. The principle of movement of snakes.

it is Created to work inside the blood vessels of the brain. Development allows you to locate and treat injuries and clots in blood vessels that occur in strokes, aneurysms and other diseases.

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