209: Gait Enhancing Mobile Shoe
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Many people who have suffered a stroke or similar nervous system lesion have an impaired gait. Due to partial paralysis, they are unable to walk properly. Elaborate therapeutic devices like a split treadmill have been used to help patients rehabilitate their walking motion. Now, a Physical Therapist and Mechanical Engineer have joined forces to create a Gait Enhancing Mobile Shoe (GEMS).