February 12, 2014- A local healthcare provider unveils revolutionary technology that can help patients walk again.
The LECOM Institute for Successful Aging has been using the AlterG Bionic Leg.
It's the world's first wearable, robotics mobility device and the first of its kind to be used in the area.
A patient's desire to move helps activate the AlterG Bionic Leg.
The device has been used by stroke victims at the facility and enables them to walk with the help of a physician.
Officials say the device has been extremely successful during rehab sessions.
The device weighs just 7 pounds.