Trunk Support Assists Those with Spinal Cord Injury

  • Magazine Article
  • TBMG-36182
Published March 01, 2020 by Tech Briefs Media Group in United States
  • English

Spinal cord injuries (SCIs) can cause devastating damage including loss of mobility and sensation. Researchers have invented the Trunk-Support Trainer (TruST), a robotic device that assists and trains people with SCIs to sit more stably by improving their trunk control and thus gain an expanded active sitting workspace without falling over or using their hands to balance.