Medical Innovations from Israel: Robotic Suit Help Paralyzed People Walk
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Used in tandem with crutches, the ReWalk enables paraplegics to walk, bend, and climb stairs. But its deeper purpose is about respect: Dignity remains the "the No. 1 problem" for people in wheelchairs, Goffer said.

 

Rewalk robot

 

Still in trials, ReWalks will soon be tested in the US and Europe, and could be on sale next year—with a price tag comparable to the yearly cost of a wheelchair.