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  • Helping Hands

    This robotic rehabilitation device from Northeastern University uses electrically responsive fluid in its gears to adjust resistance as a patient performs gripping exercises. A patient who is recovering from a stroke, for example, could use the device to strengthen motor control as she plays a maze game.

  • A Robotic Gait Corrector

    This device, one of several robotic rehabilitation tools from Northeastern University, adjusts a person’s gait as he walks.

  • Robo-Rehab for MRIs

    This robotic rehabilitation device from Northeastern University is designed to let patients exercise hand and forearm muscles while in an MRI machine. Using a stroke-rehabilitation device in an MRI might let a doctor see the effects of the exercise on the brain.

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