Evaluation of a lower-extremity powered exoskeleton in people with multiple sclerosis

Takeaway

  • A lower-extremity powered exoskeleton delivered exercise-mediated benefit in unassisted gait endurance and stair climbing ability in individuals with multiple sclerosis (MS).

Why this matters

    Exoskeletons providing ambulatory assistance are useful in delivering physical activity interventions in individuals with MS who have difficulty exercising due to mobility impairments.