Exoskeleton ReWalk is an innovative technology designed for people with limited mobility. This system allows even completely paralyzed patients to walk.
What is the exoskeleton?
ReWalk is a suit — "external skeleton" — that has special fasteners for fixing the legs. The system repeats human biomechanic moves in proportion to the increasing efforts that made by motion, thereby allowing movement and withholding the vertical position.
How does the suit work?
Control occurs by using muscle signals. When body forward tilting, special sensors transmit a signal to the devices, which holding the legs, causing the system in motion. And walking takes place unconsciously: the patient does not think about controlling his steps, that his legs obey by impulse.Therefore, by applying minimal effort, patient can perform the actions that were previously unavailable for him. During the walk he leans on sticks.
ReWalk system is running on battery power, which is placed in a backpack behind his back, and can provide up to 3.5 hours of work.
For whom created ReWalk system?
Exoskeleton is very useful in the rehabilitation of the patients who are temporarily limited in the motion after previous fractures, head injuries and spinal injuries. And essential for paralyzed people, for whom the possibility of full rehabilitation does not exist. ReWalk technology allows to make independent movements and avoid a number of related diseases caused by constant sitting.
One of the largest rehabilitation centers in Israel - Reuth for more than 55 years receives patients with orthopedic and neurological disorders. The accumulated experience and modern equipment allows the center to successfully carry out the whole range of neuropsychological and physical rehabilitation. 5 main areas, more than 10 para-medical specialists, pediatric department and 350 beds in the hospital - this is an incomplete list of the distinguishing features of the rehabilitation center.
Bookimed presents you a medical rehabilitation center "Loewenstein", which is located in Raanan near Tel-Aviv. It is the largest medical facility in Israel similar direction. Here adults and children are undergoing rehabilitation after various diseases and injuries.The Center also receives victims of road accidents and terrorist attacks. Due to its achievements in the field of medicine, the Center "Loewenstein" has international recognition. Operating personnel has a high level of qualification.
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Walk Again is a private German rehabilitation center located in Berlin. It specializes in the recovery of the patients after stroke and with spinal injuries or diseases. The peculiarity of the Rehab Center is its emphasis on the robotic rehabilitation. It uses all innovative technologies necessary for the recovery of the patients with musculoskeletal disorders.
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