Walnut Medical to manufacture affordable electronic and pneumatic knee in India

CSIR-CSIO develops technology of Electronic Knee in Collaboration with Walnut Medical February 02, 2017 07:28 PM Chandigarh,February 02, 2017-CSIR-Central Scientific Instruments Organisation (CSIR-CSIO), Chandigarh today transferred the technology of ‘Electronic Knee’ to M/s Walnut Medical Pvt. Ltd., Ambala City which builds technology and products for neuro rehabilitation like neuro-prosthesis for stroke/paralysis for patients/virtual rehabilitation devices[…]

Walnut Medical in the Indian Express

  Prosthetic device for transfemoral amputees   The electronic knee was developed by CSIO scientists in collaboration with Walnut Medical over a period of five years. | Chandigarh | Published:February 3, 2017 5:32 am The CSIR-Central Scientific Instruments Organisation has developed a prosthetic device for transfemoral (above knee) amputees. On Thursday, it transferred the electronic knee[…]

Toe Walking

What is Toe Walking? Toe walking is a gait abnormality characterized by an absence of normal heel-to-floor contact (heel strike) by both feet during gait, with the forefoot engaging in the majority of floor contact throughout the gait cycle. Toe walking has multiple etiologies, ranging from idiosyncratic habit to profound neuromuscular disease. Critical to the[…]

Functional Reach Test (FRT) and modified FRT (mFRT)

Functional Reach Test A method and apparatus was developed for measuring the functional reach in a functional reach test and modified functional reach test was created. Significantly, the invention can control the compensatory postural adjustment or movement strategies used by the test subjects that potentially can bias the functional reach score. The invention can provide[…]