Royal Victoria Hospital Belfast trials NASA treadmill

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Belfast's Royal Victoria Hospital has been chosen to trial a NASA-designed treadmill which dramatically speeds up recovery for people with fractures.

Patients at the RVH have been amazed at their progress since they started using the £30,000 zero gravity treadmill.

It works by supporting the patient and taking some of the body weight off, allowing people with broken limbs to move and exercise.

The zero gravity treadmill was originally designed for astronauts.

BBC Newsline's Mark Sidebottom reports.

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