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Taking steps toward ankle rehabilitation using soft robotics

ASU team wins top spot for innovative device at wearable robotics conference
July 2, 2020

A soft robotics exosuit designed to assist with rehabilitation of the foot and ankle. The project, led by Fulton Schools students Marielle Debeurre, Tiffany Hertzell and Carly Thalman along with Assistant Professor Hyunglae Lee, was awarded the top prize

Erik Wirtanen, ASUNow

"To support people in recovery, three student researchers have been working to create a soft robotic ankle-foot orthosis, or SR-AFO, exosuit that assists with lower-limb gait rehabilitation. The students’ research is guided by Hyunglae Lee, an assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University. Their project is funded by the Global Sport Institute at ASU."

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