ReWalk Personal Exoskeleton
ReWalk consists of a customized metal brace that supports the legs and part of the upper body, motors that supply movement at the hips, knees, and ankles, a tilt sensor, and a backpack that contains the computer and power supply.
The ReWalk personal exoskeleton was designed for everyday use in a range of environments. It can be used at home, work, or other locations. It functions outdoors and on different surfaces or terrains. The ReWalk can sit, stand, allows turning and has the ability to climb and descend stairs.
ReWalk consists of a customized metal brace that supports the legs and part of the upper body, motors that supply movement at the hips, knees, and ankles, a tilt sensor, and a backpack that contains the computer and power supply. Crutches provide the user with additional stability when walking, standing, and rising up from a chair. Using a wireless remote control worn on the wrist, the user commands ReWalk to stand up, sit down or walk. All of these parts work together to replicate a natural gait experience.
The batteries that supply power are intended for all day use and are recharged overnight. It is customized and sized for each individual user. It is available after meeting requirements from a medical examination and successful completion of the required training program. The company also offers a comprehensive maintenance and warranty program for the system once you take it home.
The system can accommodate a range of heights (160 to 190 cm / 63 to 75 inches) or weights (up to 100 kg / 220 pounds). The key prerequisites for use include:
- The ability to use hands and shoulders (walking with crutches)
- Healthy cardiovascular system and bone density
- Successful completion of the ReWalk Rehabilitation training system requirements
The ReWalk Personal is currently available with FDA Clearance in the United States, CE Mark in Europe (including Turkey) and is licensed to sell in Canada.