NYCSCIA’s 2009 Humanitarian of the Year, Robert Woo, became the first person at Mount Sinai Hospital to try eLEGS from Ekso Bionics. This “wearable robot” enabled Robert to take his first steps since becoming spinal cord injured as a result of a construction accident in December of 2007. The smile on his face says it all!
Check out the feature story in today’s NY Times:
and go to the Ekso Bionics website for more information on this remarkable machine.