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Fluid Powered Foot Orthosis

December 2, 2010

First generation foot-ankle orthosis device by CCEFP

At the NSF ERC Annual Meeting this week, QoLT Blog learned about a new project by a fellow ERC called the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP).  The project aims to produce a lightweight and compact foot-ankle orthosis device, leveraging their expertise in fluid actuation which has a high power to weight ratio, to help individuals that suffer from a disability that has limited their mobility.

Read more at CCEFP

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