Despite a Spinal Cord Injury, Ryan Reddick Dances with His Wife on Their Wedding Day

I have always dreamt about having the opportunity to walk again. While it would be different than before my spinal cord injury, I’d love to be able to look someone in the eyes while speaking. Indego has made this dream a reality for many, including myself, but this time I wanted more. I wanted to stand face to face with my future wife, stare into her eyes, hear the words “you may kiss the... Read More »
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Army Veteran Jim Dahlin Purchases Exoskeleton Through VA

My name is Jim Dahlin. I’m an army veteran having served as a combat medic with the 4th infantry division in Vietnam from 1969-70. I was discharged June 1971 and went on with the GI bill to become a nurse anesthetist.  When I was 48 I rode a bicycle across the US from Seattle to Williamsburg, VA in 24 days averaging 140 miles a day. Two short years later, at the age of 50, I was unable to even get... Read More »
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Paralyzed in a Motorcycle Accident, David Carter Stands at the Altar on His Wedding Day

I received a phone call in 2012, almost two years after a motorcycle accident that left me paralyzed, from a therapist in the research and development of the first generation of the Indego Exoskeleton. I was asked a question that was impossible to say no to, “would you like to walk?” I thought it was a joke until I began doing my share of research into what this “exoskeleton” was. It was a piece... Read More »
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Ben Westbrook Uses Indego Exoskeleton to Keep up with His Active Lifestyle

On April 23, 2013, my life changed forever. I suffered a C7 incomplete spinal cord injury in a motor scooter accident and ended up paralyzed from the chest down. My life was devastated and I was feeling broken. I'm lucky to have a large network of family and friends that helped me through that very hard time. I went from having a titanium rod put in my neck at Cedar Sinai in Los Angeles to an... Read More »
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Which Exoskeleton is Right for Me?

Within the past several years, lower extremity exoskeletons have become available for individuals to purchase. These devices allow individuals to stand up and walk in their home and community environment. It is likely that other devices will also be available for purchase in the future. This blog aims to help potential personal users make an educated decision when considering purchasing an... Read More »
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Expanded Indications for Use for Parker Indego in the U.S.

On September 08, 2017, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Parker Hannifin’s request to expand Indego’s indications for use (IFU). This is great news for patients! This expansion is a significant change from the previous FDA approved IFU, and now allows therapists to treat individuals with spinal cord injury at levels C7 and lower in rehabilitation institutions. Furthermore, it enables... Read More »
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Paralyzed as a Teen, Ryan Reddick Uses Indego Exoskeleton to See the World

From as early as I can remember, I was always the kid who wanted to be outside building ramps, playing in the sand box, building forts, playing with my friends, but most importantly, riding my dirtbike. At the age of three my mother (Tammy Reddick) and father (Robert Reddick) took me to a local indoor motocross race. I was sitting on my dad’s shoulders to be able to see the races screaming “I... Read More »
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Indego Exoskeleton Allows Will Hutchins to Walk Again

On June 1, 2013, 16 year old Will Hutchins was involved in a car accident that left him paralyzed at injury level T8. Today, Will is 19 and able to walk again with the help of Indego and the PTs at Shepherd Center in Atlanta, Georgia.  Will was a participant in the clinical trial that enabled Parker to make Indego commercially available in the United States and Europe. Will continues to support the... Read More »
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