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Rehabilitation and Assistive-Technology Products

Norbert Sparrow

June 12, 2014

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Medical Design Excellence Awards 2014: And the gold goes to Bioness

Rehabilitation and Assistive-Technology Products

Gold: The Vector Gait and Safety system from Bioness Inc. (Valencia, CA) is a ceiling-mounted robotic technology that tracks patient movement and offloads precise amounts of body weight during rehabilitation. By providing dynamic body weight support, the system allows rehabilitative workers to increase patient mobility while preventing falls and minimizing the risk of injury. It's help from above for people recovering from stroke and spinal cord injury to amputee and orthopedic injuries.

Silver: Carevo, ArjoHuntleigh Innovation Center

Bronze: Hercules, Morel Co.


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Norbert Sparrow

Editor in chief of PlasticsToday since 2015, Norbert Sparrow has more than 30 years of editorial experience in business-to-business media. He studied journalism at the Centre Universitaire d'Etudes du Journalisme in Strasbourg, France, where he earned a master's degree.


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