Entries by Aretech Administrator

Quadriplegic man dances with his wife in the ZeroG Gait and Balance Training System

Source: NBC News When Lauren Jackson married her quadriplegic husband in 2013, she told him, “When you can walk, I want you to dance with me.” It was more a dream than anything. Joel Jackson had not been expected to survive the 2009 car wreck that separated his spine from his head, let alone get […]

Aretech’s ZeroG used in research to help restore the ability to walk following spinal cord injury

Source: Neuroscience News The ability to walk has been restored following a spinal cord injury, using one’s own brain power, according to research published in the open access Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation. This is the first time that a person with complete paralysis in both legs (paraplegia) due to spinal cord injury was able to […]

Kessler Foundation uses the Aretech ZeroG Gait and Balance System to advance research

Source: Globenewswire The Kessler Foundation acquired the ZeroG Gait and Balance Training System to advance their rehabilitation research for people with disabilities. ZeroG will be used in research by Kessler to help explore new ways to help individuals function more independently at home, the community and in the workplace. ZeroG, a robotic body-weight support system […]

Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network has immediate success with ZeroG

Source: Advance PT Sue Golden, PT, NCS Director of Neurorehabilitation Technologies at Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network in Allentown, PA is interviewed by Advance magazine on the immediate impact ZeroG made to their therapy program. “We see patients here with stroke, spinal cord injury, head injury, vestibular issues, concussion, multiple sclerosis, cancer, Parkinson’s, movement disorders, really […]

Aretech to showcase ZeroG at APTA-CSM

Source: PR Web Aretech is showcasing Version 2 of the ZeroG Gait and Balance System at the American Physical Therapy Association’s Combined Sections Meeting in Indianapolis, Indiana February 4-7. ZeroG contains many unique features, not found in similar systems which present a significant advancement to therapists in the treatment options for their patients in gait, […]

Patients at Children’s Specialized Hospital Use ZeroG for Optimal Recovery Outcomes

Source: Childrens Specialized Pediatric patients recovering from a spinal cord injury, brain injury or stroke at Children’s Specialized Hospital now have access to ZeroG, cutting edge balance and gait training system that helps patients to walk again. Here at Children’s Specialized Hospital, we include ZeroG in our intensive pediatric rehabilitation hospital program, making us one of only […]

Aretech ZeroG is used in the Walk Again Project

Source: BBC A paraplegic man has made the first kick of the World Cup using a mind-controlled robotic exoskeleton. Juliano Pinto, a 29-year-old with complete paralysis of the lower trunk, performed the symbolic kick-off at the Corinthians Arena in Sao Paulo. Using his robotic suit, Mr Pinto kicked the official ball a short distance along a […]