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Hominal Enhancement Lower Extremity Exoskeleton

Author : Vaikunth B 1 Varadharaj Rathinam A 2 Srinivasan V 3

Date of Publication :3rd November 2017

Abstract: Lower Extremity Exoskeletons are used in medical field for improving the quality of life of wheelchair bound people who suffer from partial or total loss of lower body motor functions either in accident or by birth, by providing assistive technology to enable system-assisted walking or restoration of other motor controls. Our aim is to create a lower extremity exoskeleton which can be used by people suffering from C5 - C8 spinal column injury or people with underdeveloped legs. It can also be used as device to augment healthy people to carry more loads while walking. HELEX is an electrically powered exoskeleton with linear actuators which helps in miming the Gait cycle.

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