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Mobility Aids and Ambulation Devices Document List

This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World Mobility Aids and Devices category. Though topics may have since been updated they are listed by their original publish date, with the most recent documents first.

Publication List

2017-12-19 - Robotic Device Improves Balance and Gait in Parkinson's Disease Patients - Columbia engineers find that a single session of perturbation-based training, using their Tethered Pelvic Assist Device, increased stability of patients during walking while exposed to unexpected perturbations..
2017-06-16 - Disabled Americans in Big Cities Find Many Mobility Challenges - Even with the ADA and federal legislation to protect the disabled, too many American citizens are restricted in where they can go or live due to lack of handicap-accessible accommodations.
2017-04-13 - WHILL WeDrive - Free Online Community for Mobility Device Users - WeDrive connects WHILL owners with people interested in trying mobility devices to independently set up test drives and share experiences.
2017-04-02 - Man with Quadriplegia Uses Brain Interface Technology to Move Again - First recipient of implanted brain recording and muscle stimulating systems reanimates limb that had been stilled for 8 years using injury bridging technologies.
2017-03-23 - New Affordable Wheelchair Tennis Chair - The chair has been developed to help make tennis a sport which is inclusive and accessible to people from every community.
2016-12-14 - Engineering Students Class Project Gives Gift of Mobility - The toddler mobility device allows children with physical disabilities to explore their world and experience the world around them that previously seemed out of reach.
2016-06-08 - Child Exoskeleton for Spinal Muscular Atrophy a World's First - The exoskeleton for child Spinal Muscular Atrophyis is suitable for children between the ages of 3 and 14.
2016-03-18 - iWheelchair - Intelligent Wheelchair System - Intelligent system called iWheelchair integrates environment control, safety, health and hygiene monitoring with automated alerts reducing workload of caregivers.
2016-01-11 - Robotic Glove Helps Restore Hand Movement - EsoGlove, a robotic glove, helps patients restore hand movements by detecting muscle signals and guiding the hand to perform rehabilitation exercises.
2015-12-29 - Implantable Device to Reanimate Paralyzed Limbs - UW center receives $16M to work on first closed-loop neural interface implantable device to reanimate paralyzed limbs.
2015-12-18 - Tandemonium Side-by-Side Cycle - USU College of Engineering, ICON Deliver Innovative Side-by-Side Cycle to Common Ground Outdoor Adventures.
2015-12-17 - ReWalk Robotics Exoskeletons - Veterans Affairs Issues National Coverage Policy - U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs issues national coverage policy for ReWalk Robotics exoskeleton systems for qualifying veterans with spinal cord injury.
2015-12-17 - The Gift of Mobility Giveaway - Phil Pavone, owner of AZ Pawn in Norwich Connecticut, donates 60 motorized wheelchairs to people with disabilties this Christmas.
2014-11-09 - Non-profit Foundation Fighting Friedreich's Ataxia Names Catrike Partner of the Year - Catrike is improving lives of people in the FA community by increasing access to trikes, which help people with FA remain active.
2014-11-03 - ReWalk Motorized Device Helps People with Disabilities to Walk - ReWalk Robotics announce that the U.S. FDA has cleared the ReWalk Personal System for use at home and in the community.
2014-10-30 - Thoughts Concerning Aging and Personal Mobility - Thomas C. Weiss writes on approaching mobility issues as a middle age person with osteoarthritis and epilepsy.
2013-07-31 - Beneficiaries Left with Limited Mobility Due to Medicare Policies Restricting Power Wheelchair Repairs - Persons with disabilities are struggling financially to repair electric wheelchairs due to restrictive Medicare Policies.
2013-04-04 - Segway - A Legal Personal Assistive Device - The Segway mobility device has been around for a number of years but is it a legal disability assistive device.
2013-01-21 - Indego - New Exoskeleton Device - Indego exoskeleton technology allows individuals with severe spinal cord injury to walk and enhances rehabilitation for people who have suffered a stroke.
2012-05-08 - RetroLift - Electric Vertical Lift for Conventional Wheelchairs - RetroLift a battery powered seat that attaches to a wheelchair and with a touch of a button can gain over 17 inches of vertical lift.
2012-03-15 - Robotic Mobilization Device - Tek RMD - Tek RMD is a robotic device that allows paralyzed people to stand up and has a potential breakthrough for the severely disabled.
2011-04-07 - Cane Expressions - Change a Plain Cane Into a Fashion Accessory - Cane Expressions is a simple decorative sleeve that slips easily over any standard-sized cane shaft.
2010-12-16 - Lose the Tennis Balls Campaign - Why Tennis Balls on Walkers are Dangerous - NOVA is committed to helping people understand the dangers of using tennis balls on walkers.
2010-12-08 - Maintaining Mobility in Older Age - Mobility is hugely important in terms of older people being able to remain independent.
2010-09-15 - Reinventing the Wheel: Wheelchair Wheel that Folds - Changing the design of the wheel by creating a foldable wheel that makes wheelchairs more portable.
2010-09-11 - Step & See Walker Device Will Help Avoid Injuries or Worse - The Step & See helps those who use a walker allowing them to move around in the dark without getting hurt or sustaining a fatal injury.
2010-05-07 - Power Mobility: Independence and Joy for Medicare Patients - Power wheelchairs allow people living with physical disabilities to be mobile in their homes.
2009-12-02 - The Exmovere Chariot Self-Balancing Vehicle - Wearable transportation device called The Chariot that is usable by amputees and those who experience difficulty standing up.
2009-07-30 - Selecting a Mobility Device - More than 100000 people were treated in the US for injuries related to wheelchairs and other mobility devices last year alone.
2009-06-26 - TeleStik Reachers for the Disabled and Seniors with Reaching Difficulties - TeleStik reachers for the disabled and seniors or anyone with reaching problems are the lightest and smallest portable reachers available.
2009-01-29 - Seniors and Mobility Staying Mobile - One of the greatest challenges we face as seniors is our battle to remain mobile in our elderly years.
2009-01-29 - Mobility Aids for Moving and Handling - This article provides information about moving and handling and how mobility aids can make this easier.

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