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Walking frame could keep older adults active

A robotic walking frame that could help older people recover more quickly after a fall or injury, reducing the length of time they need to stay in hospital, is being developed in partnership with researchers at Northumbria University, … READ MORE

The Paralympic wheelchair maker

Vince Ross suffered a car crash at the age of 22, becoming a wheelchair user. He explains to the BBC’s Ellis Palmer how his Paralympic experience led him to create a successful wheelchair-making business in Liverpool. BBC News … READ MORE

Intelligent trousers

Bionic trousers that will help disabled to walk ‘no longer stuff of science fiction’. Irish scientists hope to have made life-changing ‘bionic trousers’ within three years, which could help some people with … READ MORE

Arthritis Research UK exercise sheets

This series on practical exercise is a tribute to Arthritis Research UK, the leading UK funder of research into the cause, treatment and cure of arthritis. The guides included here were some ten years in the making. The common … READ MORE
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