5 thoughts on “Completely paralyzed man voluntarily moves his legs, scientists report: Robotic step training, noninvasive spinal…

  1. They are doing this quite a bit for the elderly in Japan (by quite a bit, I mean I have seen it on television). Mainly in the area of top-fruit farmers. I think the biggest issue is cost at this point. It is a big priority for them because of the ‘aging of society’; especially farmers who have no successors.

  2. I really hope that exoskeletons will be affordable when I get to an age where I need it. Having seen my mother being reduced to a blob that needed other people to be moved was enough. 20 years down the road, the Japanese might have solved that problem for us.