Robotic neck brace dramatically improves functions of ALS patients

14.08.2019

Photo: Photo: A study participant wearing the robotic neck brace; Copyright: Haohan Zhang and Sunil K. Agrawal/Columbia Engineering; Copyright: Haohan Zhang and Sunil K. Agrawal/Columbia Engineering

A study participant wearing the robotic neck brace that dramatically improves functions of ALS patients. The comfortable brace incorporates both sensors and actuators to restore roughly 70 percent of the active range of motion.