RICHMOND, Calif., May 10, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ekso Bionics Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB:EKSOD), a robotic exoskeleton company, today announced that it will be attending the 9th World Congress for NeuroRehabilitation (WCNR), taking place May 10-13, 2016 in Philadelphia, PA.
During the conference, the company will be featuring live demonstrations of its Ekso GT™ robotic exoskeleton, the first and only robotic exoskeleton FDA cleared for use in the treatment of individuals with hemiplegia due to stroke, and individuals with spinal cord injuries at levels L5-C7*. With this clearance, clinics using the Ekso GT are able to offer exoskeleton therapy to the widest patient population among all exoskeletons on the market.
Ekso GT is a wearable robotic suit, or exoskeleton, that enables people with paralysis of the lower limbs due to stroke or spinal cord injury to stand up and walk over ground. The Ekso GT with smart VariableAssist™ software is the only exoskeleton available for rehabilitation institutions that can provide adaptive amounts of power to either side of the patient’s body, challenging the patient as they progress through their continuum of care. The suit’s patented technology provides physical therapists the ability to mobilize patients earlier, more frequently and with a greater number of high intensity steps.
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About Ekso Bionics®
Ekso Bionics is a leading developer of exoskeleton solutions that amplify human potential by supporting or enhancing strength, endurance and mobility across medical, industrial and defense applications. Founded in 2005, the company continues to build upon its unparalleled expertise to design some of the most cutting-edge, innovative wearable robots available on the market. They are the only exoskeleton company to offer technologies that range from helping those with paralysis to stand up and walk, to enhancing human capabilities on job sites across the globe, to providing research for the advancement of R&D projects intended to benefit U.S. defense capabilities.
The company is headquartered in the Bay Area and is listed on the OTCQB under the symbol EKSOD. For more information, visit: www.eksobionics.com.
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