Soft Robotic Glove for ALS: Taking Control of Your Hands Again


In 2015, the Wyss Institute shared this video where they present a soft robotic glove which could lead to a dramatic improvement of day-to-day life for ALS patients. The glove could be an assistive device used for grasping objects, which would be seen as a great benefit for those suffering from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and muscular dystrophy among other diseases and conditions that deteriorate hand movement.

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