It is a device manufactured by the Japanese Cyberdyne company, made of very light and extremely durable plastic. It is known as the Hybrid Assistive Limb, in short HAL®.
The Lower Limb HAL® Version was approved in December 2015 by the international health organization as a device for medical therapy (i.e. medical device certificate CE 0197).
Principles of HAL® therapy
HAL® is the only device that is activated and controlled directly by the nervous system of the patient - the so-called active exoskeleton.... Read More
The principle of biofeedback is based on the electrical pulse emitted from the motor cortex of the brain and received by the sensor (electrode) transdermally from the muscles...
Already several hundred patients underwent the therapy using the bionic HAL® skeleton. These were patients with incomplete spinal cord injury, after stroke and with different types of muscle diseases...