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Old 07-20-2013, 05:53 PM
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Default Anyone tried the "Kickstart Kinetic Device" to restore mobility?

The article below is a report of someone with progressive MS (Lisa Curtis), who went through a stem cell treatment in 2010 - progression has stopped, she is slowly recovering function - but still has mobility problems. She was fitted with a "Kickstart Kinetic Device" last week and goes from taking very small steps, to taking longer steps.

Has anyone else tried this device, or seen it in use?

http://www.mlive.com/news/grand-rapi...mary_free.html
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Old 07-23-2013, 09:53 AM
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I spoke with the company-good customer service. It's not available in Canada yet. Soon, though. The company said they'd had lots of requests for info from the MS community. I told him there should be videos on the site of MS'ers-it's all stroke recoverers.

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Old 07-30-2013, 12:38 PM
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This is way cool, Gary. Hopefully it will catch on. And I'm glad Lisa's MS is behaving. She was transplanted at Northwestern under the care of Dr. Burt.

http://lisashope.com/
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