Bionic Exoskeleton Suit Helps Paralyzed Woman Walk (Video)
WASHINGTON—Amanda Boxtel became paralyzed in 1992 after a skiing accident at the age of 24. Now in a bionic exoskeleton suit, after more than 20 years in a wheelchair, she is able to walk.
“It’s not easy to get a robot walking, let alone a paralyzed person inside a robot,” she said. “I prepared my body to walk again. I never gave up.”
Tony Stark became Iron Man in a bionic suit, she said, but now bionic suits are not only found in the comics, several are available on the market.
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