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An electric body suit helps people with multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, walk — Interesting Engineering

Wednesday, 7 December, 2022

An electric body suit helps people with multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, walk — Interesting Engineering

A life-altering high-tech body suit helped a woman with multiple sclerosis walk with ease.

Earlier this year, a YouTube video released by Ottobock Professionals — a German company that develops medical technology products and treatment concepts for people with limited mobility in the fields of prosthetics, orthotics, and human mobility — revealed the wonders of the Exopulse Mollii suit worn by Louisa, who was suffering from multiple sclerosis-related spasticities.

The suit comprises 58 electrodes that send mild electrical stimulation to 40 key muscle groups. It is designed to relax spastic muscles using neurostimulation.

Read more at: https://interestingengineering.com/innovation/electric-body-suit-multiple-sclerosis-cerebral-palsy

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