prosthetics http://www.kplu.org en Horse-inspired mechanical legs helping stroke patients walk again http://www.kplu.org/post/horse-inspired-mechanical-legs-helping-stroke-patients-walk-again <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A research idea that was supposed to give people super-powered legs is instead helping stroke patients and other people who can’t walk.&nbsp;</span></p><p>It’s a new medical device, using a combination of springs, cables, and Velcro. The inventors in Seattle are hoping to transform the possibility of recovery for thousands of people.</p><p>The idea started with a horse. Tue, 25 Jun 2013 17:34:30 +0000 Keith Seinfeld 8985 at http://www.kplu.org Horse-inspired mechanical legs helping stroke patients walk again