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Robotic Devices Give Stroke Survivors A Helping Hand, Leg Up, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center Study



6/21/2010 8:04:47 AM

Medical News Today -- As many as half of stroke survivors lose some of their ability to move their extremities. Now specialists in rehabilitation medicine at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center are pioneering the use of robotic devices to help them regain this function. Patients are currently being recruited for ongoing clinical research trials with the new devices.

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