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Revitalized by ReWalk: Disabled Veteran First To Purchase New Exoskeleton

After being paralyzed by a disease three years ago, U.S. Army sergeant Theresa Hannigan is the first person in the U.S. to bring home Argo’s ReWalk device, the new exoskeleton that enables paraplegics to walk again, an article published by CBS News reports. Following its recent FDA approval, the device was trialled at two New York City hospitals, where researchers noted that nearly all of the participants lost fat, and reported an improvement in the quality of life of those testing the ReWalk. The system costs a total of $69,500, though the VA is working with ReWalk to cover the cost in full for veterans.

Read the article published by CBS News.