A stroke victim demonstrating how the robotic legs work
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'Robo legs' help stroke victim to walk

Scientists in the Netherlands are using robotic legs to try to improve the movement of stroke patients.

The prototype device is called the Lower-extremity Powered ExoSkeleton, or LOPES, and works by training the body and mind of a patient to recover a more natural step.

Neil Bowdler reports.

  • 25 Sep 2011
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