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Robotic device improves balance and gait in Parkinson's disease patients

December 19, 2017

Sunil Agrawal, professor of mechanical engineering and rehabilitation and regenerative medicine at Columbia Engineering, working with Movement Disorders faculty from the Department of Neurology at Columbia University Medical Center, 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. Full Story

Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science

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