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Articles by Manuel Avedissian in JoVE
Training Persons with Spinal Cord Injury to Ambulate Using a Powered Exoskeleton Pierre K. Asselin1, Manuel Avedissian1, Steven Knezevic1, Stephen Kornfeld2, Ann M. Spungen1 1Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Rehabilitation Research and Development National Center of Excellence for the Medical Consequences of Spinal Cord Injury, James J. Peters VA Medical Center, 2Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Spinal Cord Injury Service, James J. Peters VA Medical Center Training a person with paralysis to ambulate using a powered exoskeleton may present challenges. The goals are to present the candidate selection criteria and the training procedures for exoskeletal-assisted walking and other mobility skills that can be progressed as the participant's skill level improves.
Other articles by Manuel Avedissian on PubMed
Improved Motor Performance in Chronic Spinal Cord Injury Following Upper-limb Robotic Training NeuroRehabilitation. 2013 | Pubmed ID: 23949034 Recovering upper-limb motor function has important implications for improving independence of patients with tetraplegia after traumatic spinal cord injury (SCI).