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Exoskeleton That Helps Paraplegics Walk Faces Major Bureaucratic Hurdles In Japan

AP | YURI KAGEYAMA | Posted 05.13.2015 | Healthy Living

ATSUGI, Japan (AP) — Yuichi Imahata's 9-year-old daughter is thrilled her dad stands tall above her head. It's an experience that is new to her. ...

What Excuses Might We Be Using to Keep Ourselves From Crossing Our Own Finish Lines?

Gregg McBride | Posted 07.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

Sixteen days after this year's London Marathon ended, a final entrant crossed the finish line. Claire Lomas, who is paralyzed from the chest down, finished the marathon with a little help from her "robotic" legs -- along with a very healthy dose of willpower and sheer determination.

WATCH IN AWE: Paraplegic Stands Up & Walks

Posted 05.02.2012 | Los Angeles

Yet again, modern technology is making the impossible, possible. It is a moving, jaw-dropping scene. Agnes Fejerdy, who was paralyzed seven years a...