Specialized device helps patients get to their feet

09/5/2013 | ASME.org

A mobility device developed by a mechanical engineering professor can help people who have difficulty standing and walking. Anurag Purwar, a research associate professor at Stony Brook University, created the device, which had to mimic the complex, S-shaped movement of rising from a sitting position. The device could see wide use medical facilities and private residences.

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