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Ground Breaking Device

May 12, 2015

Dr. Greg Sawicki's research featured in the Sunday edition of the Raleigh News and Observer. The article features his work on Ankle Exoskeletons and how they can effectively reduce energy spent during walking. These substantial energy savings can be extremely beneficial to someone recovering from Stroker or other muscle impairments as they go about their everyday activities. As Dr. Sawicki explained “A seven percent reduction in energy cost is like taking off a 10-pound backpack, which is significant,”  Please click here to read the article in its entirety.

 

 

 

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