Treatment Rationale

■ Using the parachute suspension system enables a person to use weak muscles by counteracting the gravitational pull

■ This system can be used with treadmill training, and the upright posture will aid sphincter function, and help prevent contractures while maintaining ROM

Fig. 12.2. Similar parachute-like harness together with adjunctive robotics (the Loko-mat system) was developed by Swiss company, Hocoma

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