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WakeMed Rehabilitation Hospital is one of just 22 facilities in the United States approved to use the Ekso™ wearable robot (exoskeleton) to help people who have lower-extremity weakness or paralysis stand and/or walk and enjoy the benefits of being vertical.
Who Can Use Ekso?
Ekso users must:
Joint range-of-motion limitations, pregnancy, colostomy, deep vein thrombosis, osteoporosis, skin breakdowns, certain cognitive impairments, uncontrolled spasticity and other conditions can prevent a person from qualifying for the WakeMed Robotic Walking Program. That is why a thorough phone interview is the first step to determine if a person qualifies for the program.
For information about Ekso and the WakeMed Robotic Walking Program, please contact Janis McLaughlin, manager, WakeMed Outpatient Rehabilitation, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 919-350-5175. To schedule a telephone screening, call WakeMed Outpatient Rehabilitation at the Health Park at 919-350-8347.
3000 New Bern Ave.
Raleigh, NC 27610