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The MAL has launched a study entitled “EMG modules as a novel biomarker of basal ganglia plasticity in Parkinson’s disease”. The study funded by the Michael J. Fox Foundation aims to identify specific characteristics of muscle activity that could be linked to changes within the brain that are associated with Parkinson’s disease.

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Robotics

We create robotic devices that improve movement, from the gait of children with cerebral palsy to reaching and grasping movements of stroke survivors.

Synergies CP Lokomat

Pediatric Cerebral Palsy (CP) is one of the most common causes of disability in children. It is a group of disorders affecting movement, development, and posture that causes functional limitation in children. Characteristics of CP include weakness, spasticity, and the loss of selective motor control.  Some studies have shown that the sensitive nature of EMG [...]

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Keeogo Device to Help Mobility in Patients With Multiple Sclerosis and Knee Osteoarthritis

Mobility impairment is the leading cause of disabilities in the adult to senior age group with mobility difficulties. The aim of the Keeogo device is to improve both walking speed and distance of the person that is using it. The device is aimed towards two groups: people with Knee Osteoarthritis and Multiple Sclerosis. The name [...]

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